Fla. Workers Sue City For Race Discrimination

Law360, New York (November 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Seven black employees of the city of Leesburg, Fla., are suing the city, alleging they were the victims of systemic race discrimination and harassment.

The workers — one a police officer — filed their second amended complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Friday, claiming multiple breaches of state and federal civil rights laws.

The city is joined as a defendant in the suit by the chief of Leesburg's police department, the city fire department chief, and the current and...
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