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AP, Ethnicity Editor Strike Deal On Race Bias Suit

Law360 (March 29, 2019, 9:02 PM EDT) -- The Associated Press and its race and ethnicity editor have reached a tentative deal ending her suit claiming the outlet allowed race- and sex-based harassment toward her and marginalized her when she complained, according to a filing in New York federal court.

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan issued a provisional order dismissing Sonya Ross’ suit against the AP on Thursday, shortly after she and the AP told the court they had agreed in principle to a deal settling the suit. Judge Chutkan gave the parties until June 1 to reopen the case if they don’t reach a final deal.

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Civil Rights: Jobs


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May 2, 2016

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