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Construction Company in California Sued for Alleged Harassment of Latino Workers

Federal regulators have sued an Orange County construction firm for harassment of Latino workers, alleging the company mocked them if they couldn’t speak English and referred to them as “wetbacks” and “home depoteros.”

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit, filed Tuesday, Sept. 27 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, claims Laguna Niguel-based Goodsell/Wilkins‘ actions violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

That prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Read the source article at SiliconValley.com

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