11th Circ. Revives NAACP Suit Calling Ala. Wage Law Biased

By Braden Campbell (July 25, 2018, 10:46 AM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday revived an NAACP suit challenging an Alabama law that nullified a minimum wage hike adopted by the city of Birmingham, saying the circumstances of the law's passage support a finding that the state legislature was biased against the city's black majority.

The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday gave an NAACP-led coalition another shot at challenging an Alabama law that blocked a minimum wage hike in the city of Birmingham. (AP) The NAACP-led coalition of workers and civil rights groups alleges the Alabama State Legislature violated the U.S. Constitution by blocking municipal wage measures the day after Birmingham lifted...

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