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EEOC Announces Final Approval Of $24 Million Settlement

Published by on March 26, 2008

The EEOC announced the final approval by a U.S. district judge in Illinois of a $24 million settlement in a race discrimination class action against Walgreen’s.  According to the EEOC, “The consent decree provides for the payment of over $24 million to a class of thousands of African American workers and orders comprehensive injunctive relief designed […]

The EEOC announced the final approval by a U.S. district judge in Illinois of a $24 million settlement in a race discrimination class action against Walgreen’s.  According to the EEOC, “The consent decree provides for the payment of over $24 million to a class of thousands of African American workers and orders comprehensive injunctive relief designed to improve the company’s promotion and store assignment practices.  The EEOC filed its suit in March 2007 alleging that Walgreens discriminated against African American retail management and pharmacy employees in promotion, compensation, and assignment.”

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