Nine white men who were passed over for jobs as police officers in 1992 will be offered those jobs seven years later, plus back pay as part of Pittsburgh’s resolution of a reverse discrimination case.

When all is said and done, the lawsuit will have cost the city about $1 million in back pay, front pay, legal fees and lost pensions, said Samuel J. Cordes of Ogg Jones Cordes & Ignelzi, the Pittsburgh firm that handled the case for the male officers.

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