GE Loses Bid to Toss Race Bias Action

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 6:04 PM EDT) -- General Electric Co. and a subsidiary have lost a bid for summary judgment in a race discrimination suit brought by a crew of black industrial contractors who said they were fired in retaliation after complaining about an abusive supervisor.

Judge Kristi K. DuBose of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama ruled Tuesday that the 60 workers named in the suit had raised enough evidence for a jury to find that GE and subsidiary BHA Group Holdings Inc. severed ties with them because...
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