Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Moral egalitarianism: Lawsuit Accuses Geico of Racial Discrimination

Moral egalitarianism is equality in moral worth regardless of education, employment and social status. Not so for Corporate America!

A federal lawsuit filed by three former policyholders accuses Geico of discriminating against African-Americans by using education and employment status to set rates. The complaint claims doctors and lawyers "routinely" have lower premiums than blue-collar workers despite having similar driving records. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis and seeks class-action status. Jonathan Stempel, Reuters 04/03/2006 Read Article: Reuters


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