Cases & Deals

Tallahassee Democrat, an affiliate of Knight-Ridder, defends against race discrimination allegations under Title VII

Clients Knight-Ridder, Inc.

Jones Day defended Tallahassee Democrat, Inc., an affiliate/subsidiary of Knight-Ridder, Inc. in a case brought by an employee alleging race discrimination in violation of Title VII and Florida state anti-discrimination laws. The lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit, Leon County, Florida. The allegations included race discrimination in demotion and demanding front pay, back pay and liquidated damages.

Jon Ayres v. Tallahassee Democrat, Inc., No. 4:00-CV-328-RH (N.D. Fla.)