Black stockbrokers win case against employer

Court orders US investment bank Merril Lynch to pay $160m to 15 employees in race discrimination settlement.

    A US court has awarded the largest ever race discrimination settlement against an American employer.

    Black stockbrokers, who sued their employer over company policies that favoured their white counterparts, have scored a legal victory.

    Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Chicago.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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