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FDNY sued for hiring discrimination

By Stefanie Cohen and Patrick Gallahue
The New York Post
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NEW YORK — The FDNY discriminates against minorities in its hiring procedures, especially when it comes to testing applicants, the Justice Department claims in a planned civil-rights lawsuit announced yesterday.

The federal suit will focus on written exams, which the DOJ says are an unfair measure of a prospective firefighter's abilities.

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