NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Four former store detectives employed by CVS in New York City say their supervisors ordered them to target minority shoppers.
They filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the drugstore on Wednesday. The detectives say they were fired after complaining about the discrimination.READ MORE: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
CVS spokeswoman Carolyn Castel says the company doesn’t tolerate discrimination and is “shocked” by the allegations.
“CVS Health has firm nondiscrimination policies that it rigorously enforces,” she wrote. “We serve all communities and we do not tolerate any policy or practice that discriminates against any group.”