University Of Phoenix Hit With Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (September 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The nation’s largest for-profit university has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging it discriminates against employees who aren’t Mormon.

The suit, filed Monday by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, says at least four employment counselors were not given enrollment leads or granted tuition waivers because they were not Mormon.

The employees—Robert Lein, William Davis, Harry Hamilton and Darry Thornton—complained about the treatment and were transferred. Lein was fired for complaining about the discrimination, the lawsuit alleges....
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