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Pittsburgh Police Applicant Proposed Settlement

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Pittsburgh Police Applicant Proposed Settlement (Foster, et al. v. The City of Pittsburgh)

Ed Feinstein, Ellen Doyle and Pamina Ewing along with the ACLU of Pennsylvania lawyers, Witold Walczak, Sara Rose and Paloma Wu, represented the Plaintiffs in this class action lawsuit.

African-Americans who (1) applied for the position of Entry-Level Police Officer with the City of Pittsburgh (“City”); (2) took a written police officer examination offered by the City in any year between and including 2008 and 2014; (3) did not decline a conditional offer of employment from the City; and (4) were not given a final offer of employment as a police officer recruit with the City during an application process, may be entitled to relief including a monetary award under the terms of this Settlement.

Click here to review the Class Notice.  Please note the following deadline:

November 2, 2015:  Deadline for filing exclusions from the Class; or objections, appearance of counsel regarding objections, and notice of intention to appear at Fairness Hearing.

The Fairness Hearing will be held at 1:00 pm EST on November 16, 2015, at the US Courthouse, Courtroom 7A, Pittsburgh, PA

To visit the Pittsburgh Police Applicant settlement website, click here:  http://www.pghpolicesettlement.info/

Relevant Court documents for the Pittsburgh Police Applicant Proposed Settlement are linked below:

Dkt. 71 – Preliminary Approval Order

Dkt. 68 – Joint Motion for Approval of Settlement

Dkt. 69 – Plaintiffs’ Brief in Support of Settlement

Dkt. 69-1 – Settlement Agreement

Dkt. 69-2 – Hough Overview

Dkt. 69-3 – Hough Report

Dkt. 69-4 – Proposed Final Order

 

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