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Unformatted text preview: longstanding practice of giving preference to whites Facts • Action brought by a group of incumbent negro ee against Duke Power Co • Co had 95 ees, 14 black, 13 petitioners • Prior to 1965, co was openly discriminatory • It had 4 departments and blacks only worked in labor lowest paying • 1955 o CO instituted policy of requiring High School edu for initial assignment to any deparment except labor • 1965 o completion of HS was made a prereq to transfer from labor to any other Dep...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2009 for the course ILRCB 2010 taught by Professor Lieberwitzr during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07