Title

"City" piece on a civil lawsuit that Portland attorney Nicholas Bull plans to fi

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

7-27-2000

Pages

8-9

Abstract

"City" piece on a civil lawsuit that Portland attorney Nicholas Bull plans to file in U.S. District Court on behalf of four clients who charge that Barber Foods of Portland discriminated against them because of their national origins. Abdella Tum from Ethiopia, Celso Florendo from the Philippines, Tad Olszynski from Poland and Duc Ho from Vietnam all say they have endured verbal abuse by their supervisor, Maria Pulsoni, who has been with Barber Foods for more than 20 years. In June, the company beat discrimination charges filed with the Maine Human Rights Commission. In addition to the lawsuit, Bull recently filed a request for a review of the state's ruling by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. With details about the alleged verbal abuse.

Subjects

Barber Foods -- Portland, Discrimination in education

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