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A&P Loses Reverse Race Discrimination Case

Posted by Frank Steinberg | Jul 25, 2007 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Sun reports that NJ-based supermarket chain A&P has been found liable for unlawfully discriminating against a white employee, or so-called "reverse discrimination."  The plaintiff, John Sullivan, claimed that he was demoted and replaced by a black employee on the basis of race discrimination.  A federal jury agreed.  Post-trial motions that will determine the amount of compensation that will be awarded to Sullivan are pending.

According to the EEOC, about 10% of the race discrimination complaints that it receives are from whites.  It is unusual, however, for a white plaintiff to succeed in such a claim.

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Frank Steinberg

Frank is the founder and principal of Steinberg Law, LLC. A Jersey boy born and bred, he focuses on employment litigation and counseling, business litigation,  and aviation law. Following law school and a clerkship in the federal district court Frank spent his early career with large litigation ...

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