Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Racial Harassment and Retaliation – Ontario, CA
Cardinal Health paid $1.45 million to resolve a racial harassment and retaliation discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the EEOC, African American employees at Cardinal Health’s Ontario, California, distribution center either directly employed by Cardinal Health or assigned to work for Cardinal Health by a staffing company were subjected to ongoing and unwelcome harassment based on their race, and neither company took immediate and corrective action. The EEOC further charged that employees who complained were retaliated against.
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