October 13, 2010

Heath Care Provider Created Racially Hostile Workplace by Accommodating Racist Resident

A health care worker claims she was fired due to racial discrimination from a Plainfield nursing home. Plainfield Healthcare Center accommodated a resident’s request that no assistance shall be given from black certified nursing assistants.  Plainfield told Plaintiff, Brenda Chaney, a black nursing assistant, in writing everyday that “no black” assistants should enter this resident’s room or provide her with care.  Chaney filed a Title VII action, claiming Plainfield’s practice of acceding to the racial […]