Posts Tagged ‘NYFD’

New York City Spites Court Decision About Discriminatory Hiring Practices in Its Fire Department

Monday, August 24th, 2009

From the New York Daily News: A federal judge’s ruling that two FDNY entrance exams discriminated against minorities hasn’t persuaded the city to settle a controversial lawsuit. City lawyers are balking at a demand by the U.S. Justice Department and the Vulcan Society that black and Hispanic candidates who took the tests in 1999 and 2002 be given retroactive seniority. Read complete NYDN story here.


Federal Judge Rules That the Hiring Practices of the New York City Fire Department Are Racially Discriminatory

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Is this a bombshell decision or what?