January 5, 2011

Sahara Casino to pay $100,000 in Discrimination Settlement

The current and former owners of the Sahara hotel-casino in Las Vegas will pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit which the EEOC filed on behalf of a man of Middle Eastern descent. The aggrieved man claimed workplace discrimination on the basis of national origin.  The EEOC said that Ezzat Elias was subjected to harassment by the Sahara based on his national origin (Egyptian) and that the Sahara didn’t protect him from discriminatory conduct by coworkers […]