$10M settlement is made in race-discrimination suit

09/20/2010 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

A federal judge has given preliminary approval for about 300 current and former Roadway Express and YRC employees to receive $10 million as part of a race-discrimination lawsuit. The company also must put anti-discrimination policies in place. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the suit in 2006, alleging African-American employees received harsher treatment and more difficult work than white counterparts.

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