Saks Gets Black Employee’s Racial Bias, Retaliation Suit Tossed

April 8, 2021, 10:43 PM

A former Saks Fifth Avenue employee in Missouri failed to allege she was fired based on her complaints about racial discrimination and harassment in the store, in part because many of the actions she described weren’t within the statute of limitations, a federal court said Thursday.

Raquel Carmon was fired from her job as an asset protection investigator at the store in Frontenac, Mo. She sued the company for race discrimination and retaliation, alleging Saks fabricated theft accusations against her and had her arrested because she complained about a racially hostile work environment and race discrimination in promotions. Carmon is ...

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