Comcast Hit With Race Bias Suit By Call Center Workers

Law360, Los Angeles (May 5, 2016, 7:57 PM EDT) -- A former employee in Comcast's customer service centers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey accused the company of discriminating against black male employees and permitting assaults in the workplace to go unchecked, according to a proposed class action filed Wednesday.

Wilbert Spencer Jr. said that in his 10 years as a customer service worker fielding calls for Comcast Corp. at several locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, he was subjected to two assaults, one of which was handled by a white female supervisor who kicked his chair after he complained, according to a suit filed in Pennsylvania state court.

The company permitted...

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