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Court orders Chicago to hire 111 black firefighters

May 13, 2011 8:39:41 PM - chicagotribune.com
City must also pay $30 million in damages to applicants hurt by discriminatory test

After years of legal battles, a federal appeals court on Friday ruled that Chicago must hire 111 African-American firefighters and pay about $30 million in damages to applicants who were unfairly denied Fire Department jobs because of a discriminatory entrance exam given in 1995.


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