Gay Ex-FAA Worker Wins Judgment In Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (December 22, 2016, 8:59 PM EST) -- A gay ex-air traffic controller who the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said last year could sue for discrimination based on his sexual orientation scored a victory this week in his private suit against the Federal Aviation Administration when a Florida federal judge entered judgment in his favor.

U.S. District Judge Kathleen M. Williams entered judgment Monday in favor of David Baldwin, who sued the FAA and the U.S. Department of Transportation on claims of sex discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal defendants will have to pay $10,001 to close the case, according to...

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