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Black Employee Accuses Tiffany & Company Of Racial Discrimination [USA]

Author: Julee Wilson, Huffington Post (USA), Published on: 30 May 2014

…Just months after Barneys and Macy's were slapped with lawsuits stemming from racial profiling accusations, Tiffany & Company has found itself in the middle of its own racial discrimination firestorm…Michael McClure, a group director for two Tiffany stores in Texas, filed a suit in federal court…accusing the fine jewelry company of a "systemic, nationwide pattern and practice of racial discrimination."…The lawsuit alleges that McClure is the only African-American to hold one of the more than 200 management positions…and that despite having received consistently glowing reviews…he was given a "warning for termination"…The luxury retailer has denied the allegations. Tiffany spokeswoman Linda Buckley said…that McClure's claims are "without merit" and that the company will address McClure's "mischaracterizations" during the legal process…

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Related companies: Barneys Macy's Tiffany