New Work Suits: Northrop Grumman Engineer Alleges Race Bias

March 13, 2019, 10:30 AM

Northrop Grumman Corp. faces a race and national origin bias lawsuit filed by a black engineer of Nigerian descent who says he was underpaid, didn’t receive proper training, and was wrongfully terminated.

The lawsuit is among about 437 new labor and employment cases filed in federal courts March 3-9, down from 465 the previous week.

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  • In the Northrop Grumman lawsuit, a junior software engineer alleges that the reason given for his firing—failure to perform his basic duties—was a cover-up for discrimination against him because he’s black and of Nigerian descent. Northrop gave him tasks that weren’t appropriate ...

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