EEOC Hits U-Haul With Racial Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (October 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against U-Haul Inc., accusing the moving company of inflicting racial discrimination and verbal abuse on a handful of Filipino and Hispanic workers.

On Wednesday, the Commission alleged that U-Haul had engaged in unlawful employment practices at its Henderson, Nevada facility for more than four years.

“These violations include subjecting Hispanic and Filipino employees to disparate treatment in promotion, work assignments and frequent verbal harassment based on their national origin and race,” according to the complaint.

The charges...
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