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Jersey Women Accuse Employer Fox News of Racial Discrimination

Even in 2017, racial discrimination remains a major problem in the workplace. Two New Jersey women are suing Fox News Channel after what they described as “yearslong relentless racial” hostility from a financial executive that worked with them. The executive, Judith Slater, is accused of various racially charged actions including, but not limited to, asking one of the women if all three of her children had the same father, talking about how black people scare her, mocking the “Black Lives Matter” movement and having the employees repeat words that she thought black people pronounce incorrectly. Slater was fired in February following the allegations. The lawsuit says that Fox “intentionally turned a blind eye” to an office culture of hostility toward minorities until they became aware that they could no longer keep it contained. Fox commented on the lawsuit, calling it “needless litigation.” Race Discrimination in New Jersey Workplaces State law…
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