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The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a decision in Alexander v. Casino Queen Inc. that reversed a trial court summary judgment halting a race discrimination claim from moving forward.
Now, two black casino cocktail waitresses who claim they were treated poorly in comparison to their white counterparts will be allowed to have their case heard at trial. The appellate court struck down the trial court’s earlier finding that the women had not established they had suffered adverse employment action.

This case involved the very same Illinois casino that just a few years ago settled a large racial discrimination claim brought by more than 70 current and former black employees.
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