NEW ORLEANS – An African-American Kenner resident alleges he was subjected to a hostile work environment because of his race at his former place of employment.

Terrance M. Randleman filed a complaint on April 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Louisiana Sugar Refining LLC alleging that the former employer violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff moved to the area in 2010 to aid in the startup of the defendant's facility. He alleges while working there, he was subjected to discrimination based on his age and race. The plaintiff holds Louisiana Sugar Refining LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly subjected plaintiff to workplace discrimination, harassment and retaliation for reporting the disparate treatment.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory and punitive damages, attorney's fees, costs of suit and all other relief as the court deems proper. He is represented by Mauricio Sierra of The Sierra Firm LLC in New Orleans.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:17-cv-03532

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