The orders, decided on by a U.S. District Court panel, is expected to be appealed by the D.C. police.
From The Washington Post:
“We have so many of these type of cases, whether it’s retaliation for bringing an Equal Employment Opportunity situation or retaliation against a whistleblower,” said union leader Kristopher Baumann, chairman of the Fraternal Order of Police MPD labor committee, citing four active cases. “One of the problems we have in this department is, management personnel do not understand how the law operates, and they don’t particularly care to understand how it operates.”
D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson (D-At Large), chairman of the judiciary committee, said there is no place for discrimination in the District’s 4,000-member force and that he hoped it is not the “tip of the iceberg.”
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