Pa. Bar Must Rehire Worker It Accused Of Racism

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 7:29 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board ordered a Pennsylvania bar to rehire a bartender it claims was fired for making racist statements about a customer to a coworker, ruling it really fired her over her protected complaints to management about new workers getting desirable shifts over veterans.

The board ruled in a published opinion that Kelly’s Taproom owners Eugene and Angelia Mitchell and other witnesses for their side gave suspect testimony, casting doubt on the couple’s claim they fired veteran employee Robin Helms for refusing to serve...
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