EEOC Sues Two Companies at Lambert Airport

1 decade 1 year 11 months ago Monday, July 17 2006 Jul 17, 2006 Monday, July 17, 2006 9:25:48 PM CDT July 17, 2006 in News
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ST. LOUIS - A federal lawsuit filed Monday said two companies, one from New Mexico, the other from Louisiana, discriminated against a female senior technician working nuclear waste cleanup at Lambert Airport. The suit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Karla Spafford was fired for suing a third business, a subcontractor at the site. The EEOC named Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Environmental Dimensions Inc. and Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Shaw Group Inc. The suit said Spafford had to work alone in an isolated area without a bathroom, and that other employees were ordered not to speak to or help her. She eventually was fired even though she was more senior and qualified than two male senior technicians.

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