Public Hearing Summaries Note: Click on the case title to download the case PDF. Harry Ross vs. SOA, DCED, Alaska Railroad Date of Decision: March 3, 2010 Basis: Race Resolution: Commission Order; Appeal Pending Download decision file (pdf) Pubic hearing summary: complainant alleged that respondent failed to promote him because of his race, Black. After a public hearing, the Commission dismissed the case. Complainant appealed the decision to superior court, and on March 30, 2012, the court reversed the Commission’s decision and remanded the case to the Commission. The Commission referred the matter to the Office of Administrative Hearings, and the parties briefed the issues on remand to an administrative law judge. Briefing was completed on December 11, 2012. On April 28, 2014, the administrative law judge issued a decision recommending that the Commission again dismiss the case. On May 19, 2014, the ALJ forwarded the record to the Commission. On August 30, 2016, the Commission issued a final order dismissing the case.