ST. PAUL, MN — A lawsuit filed in Ramsey County District Court accuses the office manager of a St. Paul dental office of making racist comments to the African-American owner of the cleaning service contracted to clean the dental office, according to the Pioneer Press.
The lawsuit also alleges that when an employee of the contract company filed a racial discrimination lawsuit, the office manager pressured the cleaning service owner to testify falsely on his behalf, the article stated.
According to the article, the lawsuit accuses Robert Gramling of discrimination, witness tampering and wrongful interference of contract.
The lawsuit has been filed by a company called Five Star Cleaning and its owners, Erick and Rachel Stewart, the article noted.
Grambling allegedly used foul language when informing Erick Stewart about the termination or planned termination of several employees of color and used a racial epithet in referring to an Asian cleaner who had been working at the dental office, the article added.
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