Solar Co. Fired Black Workers Who Protested Slurs, Suit Says

Law360 (May 6, 2019, 5:36 PM EDT) -- A group of black former Momentum Solar employees sued the company in New York federal court Monday, alleging that their managers regularly hurled racist slurs at them and fired them after they complained about it.

Led by Garreth Murrell and five other named plaintiffs, the suit alleges that managers at the company's New York warehouse cultivated a working environment that was rife with racism and often included black workers being targeted with a racist epithet.

In addition to workplace racial discrimination and retaliation at the warehouse, the workers also alleged that Momentum paid black employees "far less" than their white counterparts....

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