Bloomberg Law
Jan. 10, 2019, 9:05 PM

Lockheed Tells Court Race Bias Class Should Be Scrapped Again

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

A group of black workers who allege that Lockheed Martin Corp.‘s performance appraisal system discriminates based on race shouldn’t be allowed to pursue their claims as a class, the company told a federal judge in the District of Columbia Jan. 10.

The second amended complaint Vernon Ross and Debra Josey filed on behalf of themselves and other, similarly situated black workers doesn’t cure the problems the court identified when it previously denied class certification in July 2017, Lockheed said.

That ruling by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia also rejected a ...

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