WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A federal just has ordered Bank of America to pay nearly $2.2-million for racial discrimination. }}" />

   
 
 
Bank Of America Ordered To Pay For Race Discrimination

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 9/25/2013 A federal just has ordered Bank of America to pay nearly $2.2-million for racial discrimination. The case involved more than 1,100 African-American job seekers at the bank's facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. The judge ordered the bank to pay back wages and interest for race-based hiring discrimination. In a prior ruling, the judge determined Bank of America applied unfair and inconsistent selection criteria for applicants for teller and entry-level clerical positions. The decision is seen as a major victory for the plaintiffs in a case that spanned nearly two decades. Bank of America repeatedly challenged the feds and their authority while the investigation was underway. The ruling awards nearly $1-million to just over 1,000 applicants in 1993 and more than $1.2-million to 113 people rejected between 2002 and 2005.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The 300-plus employees, technically co-owners, of Lifetouch Church Directories in Galion had a special visitor Wednesday. Full Story
Image1 A fun competition with a great educational lesson was held Wednesday in the natatorium at Colonel Crawford High School. Full Story
 
Image1 A financial recovery plan for Mansfield City Schools was approved Tuesday afternoon. Full Story
Image1 HomeCare Matters Home Health and Hospice held their largest fundraising event of the year Tuesday evening at William Crawford Intermediate School. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

HomeCare Matters Hosts Celebrity Waiter Auction

Baby's death leads to meth lab

Start Talking Initiative Helps Address Youth Drug Epidemic

Growth and Development Goals Presented To Richland County

Red Cross Hero Awards Set For May 1

Mansfield Man Indicted On Heroin And Cocaine Dealing Charges

Eagle Scout Candidate Indicted For Rape Claim At Blood Drive

Mansfield Native Prepares for 4th Iditarod

Lexington Plants Three Trees For Arbor Day Celebration

Center celebrates transition in leadership with book sale

Weirich Waste Teams Up With Stingel For Recycle Days

More News