December 19, 2014

Comcast Accused of Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

Judge Certifies Class Action against Telecommunications Company In July, 2014, federal district court judge Matthew Kennelly, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, granted class action status in a case alleging racial discrimination in the workplace by Comcast. Judge Kennelly decided that 11 named plaintiffs, all African-Americans who currently or previously worked at a Comcast facility on the south side of Chicago, had enough in common that, under the rules governing […]