Nike has reached a settlement in a race-discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of 400 black employees four years ago. Managers at the Niketown store in Chicago were accused of using racial slurs and segregating black workers into lower-paying jobs. Nike denies the allegations but says it will pay $7.6 million to resolve the claims, review hiring practices and create a mentoring program for black employees.
Nike Settles Racial Bias Suit
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