Disney Looks To Drop Ex-Workers' Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 11, 2017, 2:41 PM EST) -- Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S. Inc. on Tuesday asked a Florida judge to throw out a suit by 30 former theme park workers alleging national origin and race discrimination, saying that they had not shown they lost their jobs for discriminatory reasons.

The company argued that the race of the employees of the Indian contractor to which the plaintiffs' jobs were outsourced was not evidence of discrimination on Disney’s part, and the plaintiffs have provided no evidence that discrimination played a part either in the...
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