Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage

HomeNewsHawaii food distributor settles racism lawsuit for $90,000

Hawaii food distributor settles racism lawsuit for $90,000

Published on

Follow us on Google News for latest updates and information.

News Tech: HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii food distribution company has agreed to pay $90,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging a Black employee was subjected to racial slurs and racist references to slavery, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday.

A manager who investigated also used a racial epithet during a meeting with the employee, the lawsuit said. During a second meeting, the manager and another supervisor made jokes about slavery, the lawsuit said.

According to the lawsuit, a supervisor at Suisan Company’s Hilo warehouse shouted racial slurs at the worker, who was fired after complaining to management.

The commission alleged in the lawsuit filed last year in U.S. District Court in Honolulu that the man was later fired in retaliation for reporting the harassment.

According to a consent decree order filed in court, Suisan “denies all of the EEOC’s allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation and nothing in this Consent Decree shall be construed as an admission by Suisan of any wrongdoing or liability.”

Learning Tips!

Loading RSS Feed

Latest articles

TN Police’s hands tied, says BJP leader

News Tech: The hands of the Tamil Nadu police are tied and they...

55 Afghan Sikhs, Hindus reach Delhi: MP Vikramjit Singh

News Tech: The ”last batch” of 55 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus landed in...

Magic’s Fultz broke his left big toe before camp opened

News Tech: ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Markelle Fultz has a broken left big...

Wanted criminal arrested after encounter with police

News Tech: A criminal wanted in half-a-dozen criminal cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar...

More like this

TN Police’s hands tied, says BJP leader

News Tech: The hands of the Tamil Nadu police are tied and they...

55 Afghan Sikhs, Hindus reach Delhi: MP Vikramjit Singh

News Tech: The ”last batch” of 55 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus landed in...

Magic’s Fultz broke his left big toe before camp opened

News Tech: ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Markelle Fultz has a broken left big...

Wanted criminal arrested after encounter with police

News Tech: A criminal wanted in half-a-dozen criminal cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar...

Chief Cong Warring hails Punjab governor for bringing AAP government to ‘constitutional senses’

News Tech: Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring on Sunday hailed Governor...

The Courbit-led group is offering 20 euros per share for the M6 ​​stake, Bloomberg reports

News Tech: Sept 25 (Reuters) – French media mogul Stephane Courbit and his...

A fire broke out at the world’s largest produce market in Paris

News Tech: PARIS (AP) — A billowing column of dark smoke towered over...

Kozhikode boy meets Kerala CM over loan repayment harassment

News Tech: Unable to bear the grief of his debt-ridden family and the...

Petrol bomb attack: Two SDPI officials arrested

News Tech: Two Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) functionaries were arrested on...

Polish club cancels Roger Waters concerts after Ukraine comments

News Tech: WARSAW, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Concerts by Pink Floyd co-founder Roger...

Britain still seeks negotiated solution with EU over Northern Ireland, PM says

News Tech: LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Britain is still seeking a negotiated...

Rihanna Rocks Thigh High Boots & Mini Get Cozy With A$AP Rocky At Afterparty: Photo

News Tech: Rihanna looked incredible and smitten when she and A$AP Rocky were...

Boat capsizes in Bangladesh carrying Hindu devotees to historic temple; 24 killed, several missing: Official

News Tech: A boat carrying Hindu devotees to centuries-old Bodeshwari Temple capsized in...

Iran condemns US support for ‘rioters’

News Tech: DUBAI, Sept 25 (Reuters) – U.S. support for “rioters” is contrary...

NHPC’s 2,000 mw Subansiri dam was partially damaged by floods

News Tech: A guard wall at the powerhouse of the NHPC’s much-delayed 2,000...

Elton John Teary after performing at the White House and accepting the medal from President Joe Biden

News Tech: Elton John said he was “flabbergasted” after being awarded a surprise...

Post Malone Hospitalized After Canceling Boston Show And Revealing He’s ‘Having Trouble Breathing’

News Tech: Prayers up for Post Malone. The rapper revealed he’s having health...

Fed Can Avoid ‘Deep Pain’ in Fighting Inflation, Bostic Says

News Tech: WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic...