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.
Judge: Independent Monitor To Oversee FDNY Diversification EffortJudge 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.
FDNY Commissioner To Testify On Minority HiringBrooklyn federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis reportedly ordered Commissioner Salvatore Cassano to testify next week.
Special Monitor Could Oversee FDNY Hiring To Ensure Discrimination Doesn't OccurJudge Nicholas Garaufis has already decided the city's firefighter entrance exam discriminated against minorities.
NYC To Appeal Fire Dept Discrimination RulingMayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City will appeal a ruling that has halted the hiring of rookie firefighters amid test-discrimination claims.