2 Toledo employees file suits alleging race bias

Two municipal employees have filed racial discrimination lawsuits, within a week of each other, against the city of Toledo.
Firefighter Roger Swan filed suit Dec. 14 in U.S. District Court in
Toledo claiming that he has been "subjected to a hostile work
environment due to his race." Mr. Swan is seeking both a culture of
change in the city and compensatory damages in excess of $5 million.
A week later, Andrew Monticure, a sewer maintenance worker with the
Department of Public Utilities, sued the city in Lucas County Common
Pleas Court claiming he lost a promotion after white employees
complained about his advancement. He requested $1.5 million in punitive
and compensatory damages.

Both employees are black.

 

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This may be the tip of the iceberg. There are a few other cases much bigger than these two cases looming out there.

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