As part of Pacific Park Brooklyn construction the LIRR retaining wall located on Pacific Street between Carlton & 6th Avenues will be back filled in preparation for fire suppression installation and this work will restrict parking on Pacific Street.Later in the day, they sent out another notice saying the operation was canceled--no reason given--and another notice would be issued when the work is rescheduled.
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…