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NY Staffing Solutions Firm Settles $550,000 Discrimination Suit

Sept. 30, 2022, 10:05 PM

Buffalo, N.Y.-based staffing company Staffing Solutions of WNY Inc. will pay $550,000 and furnish other relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit, according to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Friday.

The company allegedly either refused to hire highly qualified Black applicants or placed them in the lowest paying, least desirable jobs; placed employees in positions based on race and sex; rejected pregnant applicants and those deemed disabled; and routinely rejected applicants over 50 years old, the agency said.

The alleged conduct would violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the ...