A group of black airline pilots claim in a federal lawsuit that United Airlines engages in race discrimination by affording blacks lesser opportunities to advance into upper managment. Among other things, the suit claims that United engages in "highly subjective decision making" to exclude blacks from promotions and promotion opportunties; it also asserts that the company has virtually no African-Americans employed at its Chicago headquarters.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Courts have repeatedly expressed skepticism regarding subjective decision making since it can so easily be used to mask discrimination.
Lexington, Kentucky discrimination lawyer Robert Abell represents individuals and employees in discrimination cases; contact him at 859-254-7076.