Meat giant JBS settles race and religious discrimination claims for $5.5m
The US subsidiary of the world’s biggest meat processor is to pay $5.5m to settle charges of race, national origin, and religious discrimination brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in the US District Court of Colorado.
The EEOC’s lawsuit, filed in 2010, alleged that JBS Swift & Company discriminated against Black, Muslim, and Somali immigrant employees at the company’s beef processing plant in Greeley, Colorado.
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