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Target Settles Lawsuit Over Claims It Screened Blacks, Hispanics Out Of Jobs

Media Coverage Thursday, April 5, 2018

Target has agreed to pay $3.7 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over allegations that its use of criminal background checks kept thousands of black and Hispanic job applicants from getting employment.

It resolves claims that the mega-retailer violated Title VII of the Civil Rights...

Target to pay $3.74 million to settle claims that it discriminated against black, Latino job applicants

Media Coverage Thursday, April 5, 2018

Target has agreed to pay $3.74 million to settle claims that its background criminal checks discriminated against thousands of black and Latino applicants. The retailer says it will also review the way it screens jobs candidates for hourly positions at its stores.

The class-action lawsuit...

Target agrees to settle a lawsuit alleging discrimination against blacks and Latinos

Media Coverage Thursday, April 5, 2018

Target has agreed to a $3.7 million settlement of a lawsuit that alleged the company’s  criminal background check process was biased against thousands of Latinos and African Americans seeking jobs with the retailer.

If the settlement receives court approval, Target will prioritize hiring...

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