FedEx gets hit with $366 million verdict in race retaliation suit
A Texas jury has returned a verdict of more than $366 million to a former FedEx employee who said the package delivery giant engaged in retaliation because she complained about alleged racial discrimination. The award, which may be negated or reduced on appeal, includes $365 million in punitive damages. Jennifer Harris alleged in her lawsuit […]
Race bias case: Appeals court backs seven-figure verdict
A federal appeals court upheld a jury’s decision to award more than $5 million to a former IBM worker who said he was discharged for opposing what he believed was unlawful race bias. The case was filed under Washington state law, but it applies a rule that exists under federal laws against discrimination as well: […]
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