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2001-03-24
Southfield, MI. Home Depot's Race Woes

According to a fax alert from the National Home Center News, Home Depot has more racial dissention in its ranks. The NHCN reports that 18 black employees of the Southfield, Michigan Home Depot have filed bias charges against the retailer. The "aprons", as Home Depot has called its employees, are asking for $25 million in damages from "emotional distress, back pay, bonuses and stock options" they say they lost when they were given low paying sales jobs rather than access to higher paying management positions.

What you can do: This is the same store in Michigan where 12 workers filed a bias suit for $120 million in damages for a similar claim. No reaction from Home Depot to this second racial bias lawsuit was reported.










 
 
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