Ky. Coal Mine Co. Pays $245K To Exit EEOC Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (September 27, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky coal mining company has agreed to pay $245,000 and amend its hiring practices to settle a racial discrimination suit in Kentucky federal court brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced Thursday.

River View Coal LLC, a unit of Alliance Resource Partners LP, will also have to regularly report to the EEOC on its hiring practices for two years to escape the suit, which alleged that the company refused to hire a class of African-American applicants for coal mining jobs at...
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