According to a draft document obtained by this reporter, Forest City is considering a plan in which six of 14 residential towers contain exclusively market-rate towers (three rental, three condo). Of the remainder, two would be the just-announced 100 percent affordable rental buildings, five would follow the promised 50 percent affordable/50 percent market template for rentals, and one would mix condos and 50/50 rentals.
While that's part of the lawsuit, more prominent are claims of racial discrimination and retaliation, with black employees claiming repeated abuse by white supervisors, preferential treatment toward Hispanic colleagues, and retaliation in response to complaints.
Two individual supervisors, for example, are charged with referring to black employees as “black motherfucker,” “dumb black bitch,” “black monkey,” “piece of shit” and “nigger.”
Two have referred to an employee blind in one eye as “cyclops,” and “the one-eyed guy,” and an employee with a nose disorder as “the nose guy.”
There's been no official response yet though arena spokesman Barry Baum told the Daily News they, but take “allegations of this kind very seriously” and have "a zero tolerance policy for…