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Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted by Kristy Griffith | August 02, 2012 / 11:35am | Local News, Community event news
TUPELO, Miss.  (WCBI)-- A Tupelo police officer wins a discrimination lawsuit against her employer. A federal jury ruled yesterday; Bethany Smith was passed over for a promotion because she is a woman. Smith applied for an open narcotics position but was passed over for a man. She was instead promoted to detective. The civil trial began Monday and concluded with a three thousand dollar award to Smith.
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