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Vaughn v Eastern Michigan University

#W90-207 | Location: Ypsilanti | Court Level: State | Settlement: $30,000

Categories: National Origin, Other, Race
Tags: Asian, Chinese

Mary Vaughn sued EMU for discrimination based on race and national origin.  Vaughn alleged that she was fired from her job as a property manager for refusing to discriminate against Asian students. According to Vaughn, she was told by her boss not to lease to Asian students – particularly Chinese students – because they frequently cooked in open woks, which would attract roaches and add to the complex’s roach problem.

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