DISCRIMINATION COSTS KANSAS CITY!!!
Here's a look at the price of old school attitudes and discriminatory workplace practices in Kansas City . . .
City approves $533,000 budget to settle discrimination, harassment lawsuits
"The city’s finance and governance committee Wednesday approved spending $533,000 to settle discrimination and harassment lawsuits . . .
"Many of the recent settlements are the result of the city changing from part-time municipal prosecutors to full-time positions. Eight of the former part timers sued the city for age, race or gender discrimination.
"Two of the claims approved by the finance committee Wednesday were for former part-time prosecutors alleging discrimination because they weren’t hired for the full-time jobs. The two payouts total $448,000.
"Since last July, taxpayers have shelled out nearly $1.7 million to settle discrimination or retaliation complaints."
And here's more EXCLUSIVE insight on the topic . . .
Let's not forget that the Kansas City Fire Department is part of this mix, here's info on a HUGE LOSS for KCFD in a recent retaliation case.
And in terms of economic impact and every way imaginable it's clear that discrimination, harassment, retaliation and hateration in general are hurting Kansas City.