YRC Pays $11M To Settle EEOC Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 29, 2012, 7:13 PM EDT) -- A YRC Worldwide Inc. unit has agreed to cough up $11 million to resolve claims that the transportation company subjected black employees at an Illinois facility to harassment and discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Friday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan E. Cox preliminarily signed off on a consent decree Thursday that resolves a lawsuit lodged by the EEOC as well as a second suit filed by former employees of the YRC Inc.'s now closed Chicago Ridge, Ill., facility. The two suits against YRC, the...
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