Tag Archives: racial discrimination

Paula Deen is in Hot Water Y’all: Employment Discrimination Suit Filed

Paula Deen and her food empire have become iconic over the past decades, producing restaurants, television shows, and the world’s best southern cooking. However, Deen’s reputation as an innocent Georgia mama has been cast into doubt by a recent lawsuit alleging racial discrimination and sexual harassment by a former employee. Lisa T. Jackson, a former […]

“Awareness” and Its Ambiguous Meaning in the 6th Circuit

Last week on February 24th, the 6th Circuit affirmed an Ohio lower court’s holding in only considering the racially charged incidents which were directly experienced or known about, and not aggregating all of the claims by a group of black employees in a discrimination suit. In 2005, SuperValu and several of its warehouse supervisory employees […]