SLS Hotel to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle EEOC Race, Color, National Origin Lawsuit

The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced on July 30th that the SLS Hotel in Miami will pay $2.5 million and provide training and other equitable relief to settle the discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC. 

According to the lawsuit, the black Haitian dishwashers were wrongfully terminated on the basis of their race, color, and national origin. The $2.5 million settlement amount will be awarded to 17 black Haitian dishwashers.

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