PA Human Relations Commission Dismisses Racial Discrimination Complaint Against Philadelphia Drug Treatment Center

Jan 26, 2010, 11:26 ET from Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission issued an order today dismissing a racial discrimination complaint filed by Maria Thompson-White of Merchantville, New Jersey, against her former employer, Lycoming House, a drug addiction treatment center in Philadelphia.

Thompson-White filed a complaint against Lycoming House, a subsidiary of Firetree Ltd., alleging that it had discharged her because of her race, African-American.  After a public hearing on the matter, the commission found that Thompson-White had not produced sufficient evidence to support her claim.

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission