N.J. Human Resources Law Alert, October 2007

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N.J. Human Resources Law Alert, October 2007

September 30, 2007

Reverse Discrimination Claim Succeeds

The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court recently affirmed a jury verdict in favor of a white female police officer who claimed reverse discrimination after she was passed over for a promotion.

The plaintiff became a Trenton police officer in 1988, eventually advancing from patrol officer to detective. She passed the sergeant's exam in 1994 and was placed on the promotional list.

Attachment: N.J. Human Resources Law Alert, October 2007