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Sports Fashion Companies Settle EEOC’s Korean Favoritism Suit

Nov. 2, 2020, 4:02 PM

A Chicago area chain of sports fashion stores will pay $420,000 and revamp its management hiring and recruitment processes to end an EEOC lawsuit alleging it discriminated against Black and Hispanic workers in filling management positions, federal court records show.

Palm USA Inc., which does business as City Sports, and six related companies entered the consent decree with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission resolving the September 2014 race and national origin bias suit.

The EEOC claimed the chain systemically favored Koreans to fill management roles, resulting in a failure to hire and promote Black and Hispanic job seekers and employees. ...

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