Settled case involving an employee of Hispanic national origin who worked at a hardware store chain. She alleged that her supervisor called her “a lazy Mexican,” as well as other slurs that created a hostile work environment based on her national origin. She also claimed that she was unfairly singled out for physically difficult work assignments.
Settled lawsuit wherein an Arabic and Muslim employee at a tile factory claimed he was called a “terrorist,” “bomb maker” and other slurs based on his national origin. Plaintiff claimed these comments were made in the presence of supervisors who laughed and took no corrective action.
Resolved lawsuit brought by Hispanic employees of a convenience store chain who alleged they were harassed and told they could not speak Spanish at work, had to use “American” names at work, and were treated poorly in comparison to non-Hispanic employees.
Settled case for an Asian employee who worked at a construction company, and claimed he was subjected to a hostile work environment based on his national origin. The employee testified that co-workers said “Asians don’t do construction,” “go home on your rice rocket,” and other slurs. He also claimed that he was given the lowest level jobs on the construction site in an effort to get him to quit his job.