Community Coffee to pay $190,000 for hiring discrimination - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Community Coffee to pay $190,000 for hiring discrimination

Baton Rouge-based Community Coffee has agreed to pay $190,000 to settle claims of hiring discrimination, the U.S. Department of Labor has just announced.

Community Coffee was accused of hiring discrimination against 1,148 minority applicants for the position of barista.

The company was also ordered to hire 70 minority class members as baristas at its popular Baton Rouge and New Orelans CC's Coffee locations.

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