In an employment discrimination suit against Boeing, a Native American plaintiff is entitled to pursue claims under both “national origin” and “race” discrimination theories, a federal judge has ruled.

In her 19-page opinion in Ladd v. The Boeing Co., U.S. District Judge Gene E.K. Pratter was forced to tackle the question because plaintiff Barry Michael Ladd sought to amend his suit to add a civil rights claim under �1981 — a law that protects against race discrimination, but does not cover claims of discrimination on the basis of national origin.

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