Thursday, December 16, 2010

bankruptcy - discrimination in hiring - private employer

Rea v. Federated Investors - 3d Cir. - December 16, 2010

"In accordance with the majority of other courts to have addressed the issue," the Court held that that 11 U.S.C. ยง 525(b) does not create a cause of action against private employers who engage in discriminatory hiring. Here, the defendant refused to hire Rea because he had previously declared bankruptcy.