NYC Parks Employees Will Get $12M In Bias Case

Law360, New York (May 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge approved a $21 million settlement on Thursday between the New York City Parks Department and black and Hispanic employees who say the city discriminated against them, putting a nearly 10-year legal battle to rest.

The roughly 3,500 plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit will receive nearly $12 million, split among three classes. Employees who were allegedly denied promotions because of their race will get about $5 million, employees who were allegedly paid less than their white co-workers will get about $5.8 million, and...
To view the full article, register now.

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.