Lockheed Martin Settles EEOC Suit For $2.5M

Law360, New York (January 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a racial harassment lawsuit filed on behalf of a former employee in the largest settlement ever secured by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in a race discrimination case.

The EEOC's lawsuit, first filed in August 2005, alleged that former Lockheed Martin employee Charles Daniels was subjected to severe racial harassment from co-workers and a supervisor. He worked as part of a team that modified Navy aircraft at locations around the United States, including Florida,...
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