Monday, January 25, 2016

Plus4 Credit Union Being Sued for Discrimination

Two African-Americans are suing Plus4 Credit Union (Houston, TX) in Federal Court alleging wrongful termination.

The plaintiffs are alleging the credit union violated the Civil Rights Act.

According to the January 15 complaint, a supervisor at the credit union ordered Emma Donald, a human resource manager, to fire Christopher Lee due to the plaintiffs dreadlocks. When she refused, the credit union retaliated against her and terminated her.

The complaint also alleges that the credit union had ordered Ms. Donald to refrain from hiring black or Hispanic employees.

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