Monday, May 6, 2013
Wow why isn't this bigger news!
Top-ranking state labor department officials have resigned and been replaced in recent months, but complaints against them still linger in lawsuits.
Filed by two former employees, one suit in local court and another in federal court allege that leaders in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development forced out employees based on race — that white staffers were replaced by blacks.
The complaints, which cite the labor department and former Commissioner Karla Davis, stem from the two years Davis ran the agency.
Davis, along with Deputy Commissioner Alisa Malone and former Assistant Administrator Turner Nashe, resigned in March, days before a stinging audit exposed the department’s mismanagement of millions of dollars...Read more at the Tennessean