Avis franchise to pay $2.1 mil. bias settlement

May 1998
Jet;05/25/98, Vol. 93 Issue 26, p24
Reports on the settlement in a lawsuit filed against New Hanover Rent-A-Car company of North Carolina, by black customers, who claim they were denied rental cars because of their race. Information on training to be established by the company; Reference to a lawsuit against parent Avis Rent-A-Car Systems Incorporated.


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