Court documents also brought up an incident when Mangum was written up when he wore a hoodie sweatshirt to work, while other employees were not disciplined for wearing sweatshirts. When Mangum reported the situation to management, he says the discriminatory treatment and harassment did not stop.
One of Magnum’s co-workers also brought up the manager’s behavior to higher-ups on multiple occasions according to the suit, but the manager said the comments were “simply based on cultural differences.”
According to court documents, there were several forms of retaliation that followed, which included continued harassment, increased scrutiny, change in his schedule, and termination of employment in 2019.
This case is still pending litigation.
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