Black managers at Ford Motor Company file a class-action lawsuit charging that they practiced racial discrimination in promoting and paying Blacks.
1993 (Jun 9)
In Minneapolis, Minnesota, twelve Black managers employed by Ford Motor Company in eight different states filed a class-action lawsuit charging racial discrimination in promoting and paying Blacks. The suit also claimed that supervisors had used racial slurs in front of several Black managers. The company had no immediate comment other than to say that it had aggressive anti-discrimination policies. The case was not expected to go to trial until 1995.