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Dollar General Accused Of Denying Promotion To Black Worker In Favor Of Whites

Dollar General Accused Of Denying Promotion To Black Worker In Favor Of Whites

About three years ago, Demetrice Hersey started working at a Dollar General store, first as a cashier then as a lead sales associate. Eager for more responsibility, the Mississippi resident applied to become an assistant store manager -- not once but three times. But Hersey was turned down each time that... Read More »

Ex-Wet Seal Managers Claim The Company Called The Number Of Black Employees A 'Huge Issue'

Ex-Wet Seal Managers Claim The Company Called The Number Of Black Employees A 'Huge Issue'

By Abby Rogers Three ex-Wet Seal managers filed a lawsuit alleging shocking bias against black employees, claiming one manager was ordered to hire more whites or be fired. The former managers -- who filed the federal race discrimination lawsuit on Thursday in California -- are hoping to turn it into a... Read More »

Restaurant Workers Group Targets Darden In Race-Discrimination Lawsuit

Restaurant Workers Group Targets Darden In Race-Discrimination Lawsuit

It's been nearly 50 years since landmark passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that among other things prohibited discrimination in employment based on race or national origin. But that doesn't mean blacks and other minorities don't still face discriminatory practices on the job. One such allegation in... Read More »

Ready Mix Reportedly Settles Race-Bias Claims That Included Noose Display

Ready Mix Reportedly Settles Race-Bias Claims That Included Noose Display

A Southern supplier of concrete and cement products has reportedly agreed to pay $400,000 to seven black employees to settle federal charges that it discriminated against them by using racial epithets and displaying a noose at work sites in Alabama Black males employed at a Ready Mix USA plant in the... Read More »

Black Missouri Lawmakers Vow To Fight Worker Discrimination Bill

Black Missouri Lawmakers Vow To Fight Worker Discrimination Bill

A group of black lawmakers in Missouri has pledged to fight efforts by Republicans to revise state labor laws to make it more difficult for workers to prove discrimination claims. Members of the Legislative Black Caucus say the legislation would roll back decades of civil rights advances and protect... Read More »

Workplace Discrimination: Not Just About Race Anymore

Workplace Discrimination: Not Just About Race Anymore

In the last year alone, a court awarded a victim of sexual harassment a record payout ($95 million), the Supreme Court dismissed the biggest civil rights class action suit in U.S. history, and people called discrimination on everything from HIV status to a peanut allergy. The number of workplace discrimination... Read More »

Lawsuit Accuses John Elway Car Dealership Of Racial Discrimination

Lawsuit Accuses John Elway Car Dealership Of Racial Discrimination

Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway has been named in a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination at one of his auto dealerships in Southern California. The suit, filed Monday by former sales manager Timothy Sandquist, accuses the general manager of Elway's Manhattan Beach Toyota outlet of racial... Read More »

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