Denny’s ordered to pay $600K in discrimination suit

EAST ST. LOUIS Ill. A federal jury Friday ordered Denny’s Corp. to pay $600,000 to 15 members of a black family who claimed their white server purposely ignored them and uttered racial slurs, the Associated Press reported.

Each member of plaintiff Sandra Green's family is to be given $5,000 in compensatory damages and $35,000 in punitive damages in connection with a November 2003 meal at a Denny's in the St. Louis suburb of Fairview Heights. The server, who la

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