Cultural Diversity is about differences that exist in the workplace. Equality has been a breakthrough for some people while it has been a victory for other people. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is an association that strives to guard employees and applicants that are not treated fairly by other workers or companies. The EEOC protects all people. It does not matter what type of work environment they work in or what the problem is. Due to the unfailing assistance that the EEOC offers, African American employees of Findlay will not have to accept being discriminated against or harassed in the place in which they work or terminated for filing a discriminated claim.
The Compliance Issue that led to the lawsuit and its ramifications for the organization.
The issue was that a parts department manager of the Shack-Findlay Automotive, LLC made racial offensive remarks and jokes on almost a daily basis to African American employees. The parts department enacted harsher rules on the African American personnel than employees who were not African American. Two African American workers were ultimately terminated. One employee was terminated after informing another employee that he was going to bring up a charge of discrimination towards Shack-Findlay. The EEOC protects employees from discrimination based on race and also protects them from being fired if they file a charge of discrimination or complains about discrimination (EEOC n.d.).
Shack-Findlay will have to pay $150,000 to two African American workers for exposing the employees to discrimination, harassment and retribution. Aside from having to pay the two victims Shack-Findlay also entered into a consent decree with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In the consent decree the company is required to hire and…...