DSW Shoe Warehouse, the national shoe retailer, was recently lost a lawsuit in which they were found guilty of discriminating against a black employee. The plaintiff claimed she was fired after being subjected to unequal terms, racially based discipline, and conditions of employment. The corporation, who has roots inColumbus, Ohio, was ordered to pay their former employee 40,000 dollars. In addition, the shoe giant will give special training to its workers regarding the debarment of discrimination and subsequent retaliation to management, human resources, and supervisors.
- A lawsuit was recently settled that charges DSW Shoe Warehouse with illegal racial mistreatment.
- The national shoe retailer will pay $40,000 for training, and provide equitable relief as part of its settlement.
- DSW is reviewing its policies and providing training to ensure the events are not repeated.
“Race discrimination in employment is illegal under Title VII and has no business in the workplace.”