Fresno Census Bureau faces discrimination charges
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Federal investigators are looking at the Fresno offices of the U.S. Census Bureau after receiving a number of employee complaints.
Investigators with the Commerce Department have been examining Fresno-area operations for the past several months. The complaints range from discrimination and bad management.
Investigators say two Caucasian workers who were let go say Hispanic employees were routinely favored for assignments over older, white workers.
The woman who oversees the Fresno Census offices says the census has been managed professionally and according to agency policies.
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