Racial Discrimination

July 10, 2017

700 Members of Class Action Lawsuit Will Share Nearly $30 Mil

Employer Will Pay 32 Million Dollars to Settle Racial Discrimination Case MetLife Securities, Inc. received final court approval to settle a class-action race discrimination lawsuit for over $32 million. The news, reported by various media outlets, means that the nearly 700 class members will share $25.3 million. Lead plaintiff Marcus Creighton who filed the lawsuit in October 2015 will receive $75,000, with $50,000 going to each of another six plaintiffs who became named parties to […]
January 27, 2017

US Attorney Files Discrimination Claim for NYC DOT Employees

US Attorney Files Race Discrimination Case Against Transportation Department Employment discrimination is unlawful. When employers make decisions based on characteristics like race, gender or disability, victims often pay dearly, suffering emotional and financial injuries that can make life quite difficult. When workplace discrimination occurs, victims have rights to file claims against the perpetrators. With the help of administrative agencies and experienced legal representation, a claim can result in a significant financial recovery via a negotiated […]
November 3, 2016

Employees of FDNY File Complaint About Racial Discrimination

Racial Discrimination Complaint Filed by Employees of FDNY A recent article in the New York Times addresses allegations of employment discrimination made by ten black civilian (non-uniform) employees against the New York Fire Department. The employees made the allegations against the fire department in a complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in August 2016. The contents of the complaint were made available to the public in October. The black employees allege that […]
August 29, 2016

EEOC Lawsuit v. Frontier Hot-Dip Galvanizing for Racial Dicrimination and Hostile Work Environment

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Sues New York Company for Discrimination and Retaliation New York race discrimination attorneys at Leeds Brown represent victims of employment discrimination in NY and across the nation. Our experienced and dedicated attorneys understand the complex issues that can arise in any discrimination matter. Sometimes, an employer discriminates against an employee based on more than one protected characteristic and in more than one way. A recent case illustrates some of the multiple […]
April 10, 2016

New York City Fashion House Alexander McQueen Accused of Employment Discrimination

The high fashion clothing brand Alexander McQueen, based in the UK, has been named in a New York lawsuit alleging that it has a pattern of racial discrimination against minority employees. Two African-American workers employed at the McQueen flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York City have filed a complaint in New York Supreme Court against Alexander McQueen Trading and Ltd., Kering Americas Inc., and four of its managers. Allegations of Systematic Racial Discrimination […]