Fed Dodges Race Discrimination Charges

Law360, New York (February 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed a long-running lawsuit in which a group of current and former secretaries accused the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of race discrimination.

In Wednesday’s opinion, Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. said the secretaries never revealed specific instances of discrimination, and that the Federal Reserve therefore never had a chance to informally resolve the dispute.

“This court finds that plaintiffs failed to engage in counseling in good faith and, therefore, did not...
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