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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found a basis for Nicole Cogdell's claim that she was racially discriminated against at the clothing retailer Wet Seal's King of Prussia store - the case now moves to federal court.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found that the Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal illegally discriminated against a former store manager after one of the company's executives complained about too many black employees at a store in Pennsylvania, according to a New York Times report and an attorney involved in the case.
12/03/12Related Case or Issue:
Corporate Officials Instructed Managers to Make Employment Decisions Based on Race
It’s just the latest problem to plague Wet Seal: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has determined that the fashion retailer discriminated against a former African American store manager.
In January 2013, Maryland law professor Sherrilyn Ifill will become the seventh president and director counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. She recently inherited the position, which was left vacant in March by the untimely death of her predecessor, John Payton, a brilliant courtroom strategist who led the LDF in resounding legal victories.