December 6, 2012

Immigration and Customs Enforcement settles male agent’s gender bias case for $175,000

A senior agent for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the government agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit, according to court records. In a two-sentence notice, a lawyer for ICE Agent James T. Hayes Jr. said the “parties have come to an agreement in principal” to settle the case for $175,000. Hayes filed the lawsuit in May, describing a “frat house” environment at ICE that humiliated male employees under former ICE chief of staff Suzanne Barr. […]