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16May, 19

Diversity may be an ideal that RIT strives for, with its new strategic plan promoting “greatness through difference,” but three lawsuits filed against RIT show a different climate. Four African-American women — all former employees — are alleging discrimination in the workplace. It’s not unusual for RIT to be involved in lawsuits, particularly lawsuits that accuse RIT ... more

19Nov, 13

New York State will pay $750,000 to a former doctor at the Albion Correctional Facility to settle her 11-year old claims of race discrimination. The suit by Dr. Gwendolyn Cole-Hoover, an African-American, accused several nurses and supervisors at Albion of creating a racially hostile workplace and improperly disciplining her on several occasions. “She was constantly ... more