Feds Hit Pa. Parking Authority With Worker Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 27, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice launched suit in Pennsylvania federal court Thursday alleging Reading, Pa.’s parking authority discriminated against employees by subjecting them to national origin-based harassment, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The Justice Department accuses the Reading Parking Authority of discriminating against former employee Henry Perez, a part-time utility and maintenance worker of Puerto Rican origin, as well as other current and former employees, by subjecting them to pervasive ethnic slurs and offensive comments related to their national...
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