Just curious, but did some of you actually read the story at all?
The issue isn't about them performing background checks for new employees. It's about them performing background checks for current employees that were required to undergo a new background check when they hired a new logistics contractor.
55% of the people screened were black
80% of the people let go were black
Some of them had been with the plant for as long as 14 years
With all that said, it's a very very weak case. I doubt anything becomes of this.
BTW this is a much better article and source if you actually want to read about this before you start bitching: