Ricci v. DeStefano: Supreme Court Articulates Anti-Discrimination Standard for Employers

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The Supreme Court, in a divided decision, recently held that the City of New Haven discriminated against one Hispanic and 17 white firefighters, Plaintiffs in Ricci v. DeStefano, by disregarding promotion examinations where racial minorities as a group performed poorly. The Court's legal analysis of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is important to private as well as public employers, all of whom are covered by Title VII's anti-discrimination mandate.

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