Nonog v. City of Seattle (race discrimination)




$200,000 settlement before trial King County Case No.03-2-15614-1 SEA , is a race discrimination case brought against Seattle City Light. Mr. Nonog, who is a Filipino American, was passed over for promotion in favor of a less qualified Caucasian then required to train the new hire. His job duties were curtailed over time and his position was eventually eliminated.The City agreed to have judgment entered against the defendants for $200,000.00 plus attorney fees rather than have the case proceed to trial (click here for offer of judgment).
For more coverage link to: AsianWeek
Also see: Seattle Times Article. His case and the press coverage appears to have resulted in a Dilbert comic, which you can find at:  Then search for “new senior engineer”.  You can buy it if you like.