Goodwill sued for alleged race discrimination
August 5, 2010
JEFFERSON, TX — Not happy making $6 an hour, Earnest Sennet, a minority male, has filed a discrimination suit against Goodwill Industries, claiming the charitable organization pays its white janitors more, according to The Southeast Texas Record.
In his suit, Sennet says Goodwill hired him to provide janitorial services for the U.S. Coast Guard, the article noted.
According to the article, Sennet claims he "was paid only $6 an hour, while other white employees received considerably more for their services."
The suit does not state when Sennet was hired or his ethnicity, nor does it give dates and locations of his employment, the article stated.
The suit accuses Goodwill of race discrimination and breach of contract, the article added.
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