EEOC Accuses DHL Of Racial Segregation

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 6:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a putative class action accusing DHL Express (USA) Inc. of engaging in racial discrimination, claiming the delivery giant assigned black employees less appealing — and often more dangerous — job assignments because of their race.

In a lawsuit filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the agency said it filed the case after receiving more than 20 claims of discrimination against DHL alleging that the shipping and delivery conglomerate discriminated against black...
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