Miss. Contractor Accuses SBA Of Race Bias

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 1:31 PM EDT) -- A Mississippi construction contractor accused the U.S. Small Business Administration of racial discrimination on Thursday in an amended complaint, arguing that the agency cut off its participation in a federal mentoring program for disadvantaged contractors.

First Construction Inc. said that the SBA engaged in a pattern of arbitrary, capricious and discriminatory behavior toward the company that denied First Construction the benefits of the SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program. The SBA delayed approval of First Construction's chosen business mentor, along with applications for contracts and other paperwork,...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

First Construction, Inc., et al v. Small Business Administration


Case Number

3:10-cv-00283

Court

Mississippi Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Henry T. Wingate

Date Filed

May 14, 2010

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.