Title

Minorities comprise 4 percent of Portland's residents yet hold only 2.7 percent

Authors

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

10-7-1993

Pages

6

Abstract

Minorities comprise 4 percent of Portland's residents yet hold only 2.7 percent of the city's 1,100 municipal jobs, a fact which makes local black activists increasingly unhappy. A meeting between members of Portland's minority community and City Manager Robert Ganley about the city's hiring practices resulted in Ganley promising to hire a person whose position would be to ensure that more minorities would be hired.

Subjects

Discrimination in employment, Municipal employees

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