A California-based ice cream company will pay $200,000 and take other steps to settle a lawsuit that accused it of engaging in national origin discrimination by illegally favoring Hispanic job applicants over others. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against Fresno-based Helados La Tapatia, which produces Mexican-style desserts. The agency’s suit accused the […]
National Orgin Discrimination
Can mild teasing result in a hostile work environment? In the case of one Croatian employee, yes. Here’s how the 11th Circuit weighed in on the issue. Mocking, rude behavior Rajko Dugandzic worked for Nike when he began to have issues with his direct supervisor. Dugandzic’s manager would frequently mock his accent in front of […]
A Mexican-American man who worked for the city of The Dalles, Oregon, for three years has filed a lawsuit. The suit accuses the city of discriminating against him based on his race and national origin. He also says the city retaliated against him when he complained about the discriminatory treatment. Saul Ascencio began working for […]
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