Case Number: No. 07-6635

Practice Area: Employment Law & Unpaid Wages

Case Status: Settled

Settlement Amount: $2 million

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of New York

Berger Montague served as Lead Counsel and obtained a $2 million settlement on behalf of a class of African American employees of Rochester Gas & Electric Co. Led by Executive Shareholder Shanon J. Carson, Berger Montague litigated the case in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. The settlement resolved allegations of race discrimination by Rochester Gas & Electric Co. in hiring, job assignments, compensation, promotions, discipline, terminations, retaliation, and a hostile work environment.

If you have been the victim of employment discrimination, including discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, or sexual orientation, please contact Berger Montague.

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