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NHL Resolves Refs’ Claims They Were Fired for Reporting Racism

Nov. 8, 2022, 4:14 PM

The National Hockey League has settled retaliation claims by two former league officials who allege they were fired for reporting a co-worker’s racist comments and for participating in an investigation of their complaints.

The terms of the agreement were not stated in the mediation report filed Monday in the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and counsel didn’t immediately respond to request for comment.

David Walkowiak and James Watkins, who were off-ice officials for the NHL at Tampa Bay Lightning games in Florida, filed suit on Jan. 10 alleging the league retaliated against them in violation of ...