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Racial Harassment Suit Filed Against Vermont Nursing Facility

Sept. 6, 2022, 7:36 PM

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a racial harassment lawsuit against 98 Starr Road Operating Co., LLC, doing business as Elderwood at Burlington, for allegedly allowing Black nurses and nurse assistants to be subjected to “ongoing and egregious” verbal and physical harassment, the agency said Tuesday.

The EEOC alleges that the company didn’t offer help to its Black nurses and nurse assistants when they filed complaints of racial harassment at the hands of patients, conduct that would violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, said the EEOC.

The agency is seeking compensatory and punitive damages for ...