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Great Lakes Chemical Corporation Settles EEOC Racial Discrimination Lawsuit [USA]

Author: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Published on: 12 July 2011

Great Lakes Chemical Corporation...will pay $80,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...alleging racial discrimination...The EEOC’s suit...alleged that Great Lakes...terminated several black employees because of their race...based upon discriminatory and subjective evaluations...In addition to the monetary relief, the consent decree settling the suit enjoins Great Lakes from terminating employees in its El Dorado central location’s Inorganic Bromine...Unit on the basis of race. Great Lakes will also provide race and color discrimination training to all supervisory and management personnel in its IOB Unit and post a notice reinforcing the company’s policies on Title VII [of the Civil Rights Act 1964].

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Related companies: Great Lakes Chemical