TITLE

Bell Atlantic workers file racial bias lawsuit

PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Jet;06/16/97, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the filing of a class-action racial discrimination suit by 124 employees of the Bell Atlantic Corp. The claims that they had been subjected to racial epithets, racist slights, and unfair treatment by management and co-workers; The filing of the claim in federal court in Washington D.C.
ACCESSION #
9706183739

 

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