Title

Rutgers Settles Suit by 4 Minority Groundskeepers

December 1, 2009
 
 

Rutgers University, while denying wrongdoing, has settled a lawsuit by four groundskeepers -- three of them black and one a Latino -- who charged that they were denied promotions because of racial discrimination, The Star-Ledger reported. Each plaintiff will receive $71,875, and their lawyers will receive a total of $300,000 in legal fees. Both sides had agreed not to publicize the settlement, but the newspaper obtained it under an open records request.

Be the first to know.
Get our free daily newsletter.

 

 
+ -

Expand commentsHide comments  —   Join the conversation!

Opinions on Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed’s Blog U

Back to Top