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7th Circuit Reverses Rulings For Chicago In Paramedic Applicants’ Gender Bias Suit

Mealey's (October 13, 2016, 7:53 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal court erred in finding for the City of Chicago in a gender bias suit brought by female paramedic applicants, a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Sept. 19, ordering a new jury trial on the plaintiffs’ disparate treatment claims and a reversal of the bench trial verdict for the city on the disparate impact claims (Stacy Ernst, et al. v. City of Chicago, Nos. 14-3783 and 15-2030, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 17057).

(Opinion available.  Document #73-161014-025Z.)...
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