Federal judge orders New York City to pay minority firefighters $128 million

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    Federal judge orders New York City to pay minority firefighters $128 million

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    [JURIST] A federal judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York [official website] ruled [memorandum and order, PDF] Thursday that New York City may be liable for up to $128 million in backpay to minorities who took the New York Fire Department (NYFD) [official website] firefighter exam but were never hired. The award may ultimately be split among any minority applicants who took the screening test in 1999 or 2002 and were not accepted for...

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