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Staffing Firm, Client End Racial Preference Suit for $1 Million

Oct. 3, 2022, 3:35 PM

MVP Staffing and client Gold Standard Baking Inc. will pay more than $1 million to end a class lawsuit alleging race discrimination caused Black workers to be largely excluded from temporary jobs at the bakery’s Chicago-based production facility.

Personnel Staffing Group LLC, which does business as Most Valuable Personnel or MVP, will pay $365,000 under one settlement agreement with the workers and Gold Standard Baking will pay $675,000 under a separate pact, according to a motion for preliminary approval of the settlements filed by the plaintiffs with the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

The deal doesn’t ...