Thursday, September 25, 2008

English-Only Violations Alleged at Macy's

Here's an excellent article about an alleged unlawful English-Only policy at Macy's in Minnesota where workers are claiming they were threatened with termination for speaking with each other in their native Somali language while they sorted merchandise in a basement closed off from the customers. Macy's denies having an English-Only policy.

Read more about the story here:

Read the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's guidance on English-Only policies: English-only rules

Source: Macy's Case Highlights Confusion Over English-Only Rules (NPR), accessed Sept. 25, 08

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