Ricci’s Not Over

The Supreme Court’s decision in Ricc v. DeStefano did not put an end to litigation over the New Haven Fire Department’s use of tests for firefighter promotions.  One black firefighter, Michael Briscoe, has filed a disparate impact suit against the city (more here), and other black firefighters have sought to intervene in Ricci on remand.  As Daniel Schwartz notes on the Connecticut Employment Law Blog, these claims are likely to face tough sledding. Stay tuned.