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Los Angeles County Must Face Black Worker’s Retaliation Suit

Nov. 20, 2020, 11:54 PM

A former employee of Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Social Services raised triable issues of fact related to whether the agency retaliated against her for speaking out against segregation in the workplace, and can proceed on that claim under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, a California state appeals court said.

Lorna Young said the agency divided employees at the facility where she worked into a group of Latino employees serving Latino customers, and a group of Black employees serving Black customers. Young reported this...

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