TITLE

Reading, Pa., Chapter Claims Discrimination in Fire Department

AUTHOR(S)
Lindsey, Nedra
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Crisis (15591573);May/Jun2006, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has filed a lawsuit against Reading, Pennsylvania for failing to recruit/hire African Americans and other minorities into the Reading Fire Department. The amended complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court in eastern Pennsylvania on February 27 2006. The lawsuit is not the first to challenge Reading's hiring practices. In 2003, the Pennsylvania Statewide Latino Coalition filed a discrimination suit against the city's police department.
ACCESSION #
21045308

 

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