The federal government is suing seminconductor company Novellus for discrimination and racial bias on behalf of an African-American employee who says he was forced to leave his job after complaining about a fellow worker's racially insensitive behavior.
Assembly technician Michael Cooke complained to his bosses about a fellow employee who listened to and sang along to rap lyrics aloud, which included slurs against African-Americans.
"That kind of language pains me. The N-word is not something I take lightly," Cooke told the San Francisco Chronicle.
When his co-worker's behavior did not stop and Cooke complained again, Cooke … Read more