- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 8, 2015

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming’s corrections department is among the defendants named in a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by a former prison guard.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1Hb3NO0) Freddie Eugene McCoy left his job and reapplied within the state’s 24-month reinstatement period, but says he wasn’t rehired as white employees had been.

The Wyoming Department of Administration and Information, DOC director Robert O. Lampert and DOC employee Brenda Reedy are also defendants in the lawsuit.

McCoy is representing himself and seeks $75,000 in damages that include loss of earnings.

DOC spokesman Mark Horan said he couldn’t comment on pending litigation.


Information from: Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune, https://www.trib.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide