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Hispanic and Mexican Discrimination

Boise, ID: (Apr-03-08) The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought charges against Treasure Valley Manufacturing and Recycling Co., alleging that the company allowed workers to harass and threaten Hispanic and Mexican co-workers. Sources stated that the two parties agreed to resolve the allegations by entering into a settlement agreement.

Under the terms of the deal, the company agreed to pay $45,000 to two workers who suffered mistreatment. Mike Baldonado, the agency's acting director, said in a prepared statement, that the company now understands the importance of having workplace policies to keep employees safe. Apart from the monetary payout, the company also agreed to develop anti-discrimination policies, train managers and staff on harassment, discrimination and retaliation. [2 NEWS TV: IDAHO COMPANY PAYS $45,000 TO SETTLE HARASSMENT CASE]

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Published on Apr-7-08


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