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Judge Denies NYC Request To Delay Firefighter Entrance Exams

The exam has been subject to judicial oversight since it was determined past exams had been unfair to minority candidates.

10/27/2011

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Judge: Independent Monitor To Oversee FDNY Diversification Effort

Judge Nicholas Garaufis gave his findings Wednesday following a civil trial last month in Brooklyn. The Justice Department had sued on behalf of a black fraternal organization.

10/05/2011

New York City Fire Department Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

FDNY Commissioner To Testify On Minority Hiring

Brooklyn federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis reportedly ordered Commissioner Salvatore Cassano to testify next week.

08/05/2011

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Special Monitor Could Oversee FDNY Hiring To Ensure Discrimination Doesn’t Occur

Judge Nicholas Garaufis has already decided the city’s firefighter entrance exam discriminated against minorities.

08/01/2011

A hiring freeze was in effect as of Thursday morning in the City’s fire department, which was set to offer 300 new jobs.

NYC To Appeal Fire Dept Discrimination Ruling

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City will appeal a ruling that has halted the hiring of rookie firefighters amid test-discrimination claims.

CBS 2–08/06/2010