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City settles in FDNY discrimination case

“This week, the city settled the second part of the Vulcan Society lawsuit. The settlement of the seven-year-old case topped a long and grueling legal fight by the Vulcan Society.

“According to the Justice Department, “From 1999 to 2007, the FDNY used written examinations with discriminatory effects. These examinations unfairly excluded hundreds of qualified people of color from the opportunity to serve as New York City firefighters.”

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