Albertsons To Pay $8.9M To End EEOC Bias Suits

Law360, New York (December 15, 2009, 7:27 PM EST) -- One of Supervalu Inc.'s grocery chains has agreed to pay $8.9 million to resolve three suits filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging Albertsons LLC oversaw some of the most “egregious” examples of workplace race discrimination the commission has confronted in years.

Judge Christine M. Arguello of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado signed off on a consent decree Tuesday, paving the way for 168 current and former employees to receive the funds, and for Albertsons to begin a four-year monitoring...
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