Thursday, March 21, 2019

Ex-Nike Executive Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

A former Nike executive is suing the Beaverton brand for racial discrimination. In the lawsuit, which was reported by Portland Business Journal, former senior director in data analytics Amer Inam is accusing Nike of overlooking him in favor of a less-experienced white employee. According to Inam’s suit, he initially received praise for his work, before being passed up for promotion. The lawsuit goes on to claim that Inam, who was born in India, received a salary $75,000 USD below a white co-worker with similar background and experience. Read the entire article below.

Former Nike executive files racial discrimination lawsuit against the company - Portland Business Journal

A third lawsuit has been filed against Nike in the wake of reports about a toxic workplace at the sportswear giant. Ahmer Inam, a former Nike executive who worked as a senior director in data analytics, alleged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the company racially discriminated against him.