Introduction For several years, the blog has covered topics related to an employment discrimination case titled Artis v. Greenspan. Plaintiff’s counsel was Walter T. Charlton. As the case proceeded nearly 19 years, the case citation changed with the change in Board Chairs. Hence, the blog has referred to the case as Artis v. Greenspan Bernanke … Continue reading Artis v. Greenspan (Bernanke Yellen): An Observation
On April 1, 2016, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals issued a mandate of its December 21, 2015, order, which summarily affirmed the dismissal of the appellants’ appeal. The court determined that the record was replete with examples of appellants’ misconduct at the district court level.
Walter T. Charlton, Counsel for Cynthia Artis, et al., in the extremely long duration employment discrimination case, Artis v. Greenspan Bernanke Yellen spoke about the Federal Reserve Board in 2002. Thirteen years later, the case is still active. The Board acts as if equal opportunity is an undeserved burden, one which it does not have … Continue reading Federal Reserve Board: Walter T. Charlton, Counsel for Cynthia Artis, Artis v. Bernanke, on C-Span in 2002; A note on John Roberts and Antonin Scalia
Following a dismissal with prejudice in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the plaintiffs filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in September 2015 (docket number 15-5260, available at http://www.pacer.gov.
The tragedy of this case was the incredible length of time and waste of precious resources to resolve a claim of employment discrimination. It shows why there must be alternative dispute resolution for these type of cases.
The D.C. Circuit, vacating the decision of the district court and remanding the case to the district court, held that where counseling produces sufficient information to enable the agency to investigate the claim, that counseling purpose has been served. The court determined that the class members did provide meaningful information about specific instances of discrimination in the January 17 Resubmission document and offered corresponding allegations of discrimination against individual class agents. Such information, the D.C. Circuit reasoned, was enough for the Board to investigated and try to resolves the claims of the class members.
Of Note— (1) The 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances was released. According to a FEDS Notes article, the net worth for nonwhites, despite a showing of growth, did not begin to approach or match the significantly higher net worth of whites. At similar educational levels, white net worth surpassed, by far, the net worth of … Continue reading Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending September 23, 2017; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending September 28, 2017; Three Of Note Items
About this page To the reader: The purpose of this website is to provide the user with information provided on the Federal Reserve Board’s (Board) website, but in a collated manner. I believe that federal agencies function best with transparency and accountability. The Board website is filled with information, but while the design is … Continue reading Federal Reserve Board
While the words of POTUS Donald Trump were hard to hear, they are the result of covertly practiced & rampant systemic discrimination.
While the racial violence was overt In Charlottesville, the everyday implicit racial bias is equally corrosive to a fair society. The everyday silent, hidden “colorblind” violence continues. It would be far more helpful for Frazier to start a CEO-led committee to expose and eradicate all discrimination in the workplace.