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December 02, 2009

Ricci Firefighters Receive their Promotion

They had to go all the way to the Supreme Court to get it:

Thirteen white city firefighters and one Hispanic firefighter were promoted to lieutenants and captains. They were among the firefighters who sued after the city threw out of the test results because too few minorities would have been promoted.

The formal ceremony takes place on December 10.

My previous coverage of the "landmark" discrimination decision Ricci v. DeStefano is here.

Thanks to Roadking for the pointer.


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