Provident Escapes Fired Underwriter's Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 7:44 PM EDT) -- A Utah federal judge on Monday dismissed a Title VII race bias and retaliation suit brought by a former mortgage underwriter at Provident Funding Associates LP, who claimed he had been terminated just a week after complaining about discriminatory harassment.

U.S. District Judge Dee Benson granted Provident's motion for summary judgment and dismissed plaintiff Kashif Bhatti's suit alleging a hostile work environment, disparate treatment and retaliation. The facts indicated that Bhatti, a Pakistani national of East Indian descent, wasn't fired because of his race or national...
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Case Information

Case Title

Bhatti v. Provident Funding Associates

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Dee Benson

Date Filed

December 11, 2011

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