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RIT settles discrimination suit (access required)

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Rochester Institute of Technology has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by two African-American women in 2012. RIT made a monetary payment to the women, but details of the settlement were not disclosed, said attorney Prathima Reddy, who represented the plaintiffs. ...

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‘Lawyer for the little guy’ (access required)

Bryan Hetherington of Rochester is head of litigation at Empire Justic Center

Look closely into almost any major social justice issue facing the Rochester community during the past four decades and one name will pop up again and again — Bryan D. Hetherington. As he approaches retirement in the fall, the Empire ...

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UR sued over retirement plan fees (access required)

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A federal class-action lawsuit has been filed against the University of Rochester on behalf of more than 36,000 employees claiming they paid millions of dollars too much in fees for their retirement plan. The Pittsburgh law firm of Carlson Lynch ...

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