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Two men sue Take 5 Oil Change, co-workers claiming racial discrimination

Louisiana Record

Louisiana Record

Louisiana Record

(Louisiana Record) – Two Louisiana men are suing their former employer and several members of management, alleging racial discrimination.

Justin Bush and Shannon Fagen filed suit on Aug. 25 in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana against Take 5 Oil Change LLC, Brandon Tuillier, Tommy Mizel, Devin Rice, Blake Dunnaway, and Aaron (last name unknown), alleging racial discrimination and retaliation.

According to the complaint, Bush, a Caucasian man married to an African-American woman, was employed by Take 5, which has a fully Caucasian workforce. He allegedly began to notice his co-workers making racist comments. Upon learning that his wife was African-American, the situation allegedly worsened. Bush resigned on May 21, the complaint states.

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