EEOC settles racial harassment suit with St. Louis nursing home for $1.2 million [USA]

Author: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Published on: 2 July 2001

: At a press conference today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a settlement of almost $1.2 million for nine individuals in a racial harassment lawsuit against Beverly Enterprises, Inc., which operates several nursing homes in the St. Louis area. The settlement, which still requires approval of the federal district court here, also requires substantial injunctive relief, including training, monitoring, and disciplinary action against a Beverly human resources employee.

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