EEOC sues Stanley Furniture

October 2008
Furniture/Today;10/6/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p85
Trade Publication
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against the Stanley Furniture Co. Inc., in which the company was accused of allowing a racially hostile work environment at its factory in Lexington, North Carolina. The EECO contends that the factory's black employees were subjected to racial discrimination and other derogatory opinion by a white co-worker. Though the Stanley knew the incidents, EEOC says that Stanley did nothing to address the problem.


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