Homeland Security Chief Faces Male Agent's Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 4:32 PM EDT) -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano promoted a woman with whom she had a long-running relationship over a better-qualified male law enforcement official, then used misconduct probes to discourage him from pursuing bias claims, according to a lawsuit filed in Washington, D.C., federal court.

Despite having a long and outstanding record, things started to go downhill for James T. Hayes Jr. after Dora Schriro and Suzanne Barr began working at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington in 2009, he said in a one-count Title VII...
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