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May 3, 2016 Victory for Federal Employees in Long-Running Dispute

The firm achieved a victory for a group of US Commerce Department employees who charged the Department with racial discrimination.  The case started in 1995, when the employees filed an administrative class complaint alleging discrimination as evidenced by low performance ratings, continued denial of promotions ad awards and disparate treatment in job assignment , environment, recognition and training.  In 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit remanded the case back  to the lower court, holding that the six-year statute of limitations for civil claims filed against the government does not apply to Title VII suits brought by federal  employees.

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