NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 14, 1999
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Dallas: Jim Cummins) The attitude of businesses to issues of racial and sexual harassment in the workplace examined; details given of the case of black American Airlines mechanic crew chief Charles Walker. [Plaintiff WALKER - describes racist scrawlings on the job.] American Airlines' statement on workplace prejudice quoted. [Employers Association of new Jersey executive director John SARNO - says all workplace complains must be taken seriously.] EEOC message on the recent high court rulings on harassment quoted; statistics on race and gender-based harassment complains cited. [EEOC chairwoman Ida CASTRO - comments on litigation.] [WALKER - deplores how he was treated.]