Black Employees Accuse UPS of Racism at Work

Robert Valencia
Mar 16, 2019 - 5:00
Black Employees Accuse UPS of Racism at Work

Nineteen workers at a UPS distribution center in Ohio have sued the parcel service company and five managers on Wednesday, citing that UPS allowed racist symbols such as a noose and Confederate flags in its distribution center in Maumee, nearly 10 miles southwest of Toledo. According to the lawsuit, UPS managers and supervisors enabled and encouraged racial slurs made at Black employees in 2016. CNN reported that a monkey doll dressed as a UPS employee was placed in the facility and the n-word was repeatedly used. A white employee once said that he “was late for a Klan meeting.” Text message exchanged among co-workers about potential lottery winnings read, “If you feel...

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