J.B. Hunt Sued For Race Bias, Safety Violations

Law360, New York (October 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has been hit with a lawsuit that claims the company paid black and latino truck drivers less than their white counterparts, and required the plaintiff to illegally haul dangerous chemicals.

This lawsuit is a chance to send the message that large corporations cannot abuse and endanger their employees and get away with it, according to Grover Hankin, who filed the suit last week on behalf of former J.B. Hunt driver Will Steen. Steen is an African-American and San Antonio resident. Steen’s...
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