• Have you been denied promotions, internal transfers or training that you may have received if you were not African-American?

  • Have you been subjected to a  racially offensive or hostile environment that at Nucor Steel Berkeley between December 2, 1999 and April 27, 2011 because you are African-American?

“All African-Americans who are, as of the date of this order [April 27, 2011], or were employed by Nucor Corporation or Nucor Steel Berkeley at the Nucor Berkeley manufacturing plant in Hugur, South Carolina at any time between December 2, 1999 and the date of this order [April 27, 2011], in the Beam Mill, Hot Mill, Cold Mill, Melting, Maintenance, and Shipping Departments, and who may have been discrimminated against because of Nucor's challenged practices."

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The Court has made no decision regarding liability or fault in this case. The Court has not taken any position on the merits of the Plaintiffs’ claims or Nucor’s defenses. The Plaintiffs must prove their claims at trial. If you are a class member in this case, you will receive a Class Notice in the mail. This Notice contains the only information that has been reviewed and approved by the Court and provides the information you need in order to decide if you want to be excluded as a member of the class. If you do not wish to participate in this lawsuit against Nucor, you must read the Notice and return the form in the mail. If you do nothing and don’t mail in the form, you will be part of the lawsuit. If you wish to participate in the class action alleging racial discrimination or harassment at Nucor, please sign up

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IF YOU WORKED FOR NUCOR STEEL BERKELEY AT ANY TIME BETWEEN DECEMBER 2, 1999 AND APRIL 27, 2011, YOU MAY HAVE LEGAL CLAIMS

On April 27, 2011 (ECF 359) and February 17, 2016, United States District Judge C. Weston Houck certified a class of:

                                                                       

A CLASS ACTION ALLEGING RACIAL HARASSMENT AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AGAINST AFRICAN-AMERICANS AT NUCOR STEEL BERKELEY HAS BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE FEDERAL COURT IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

In deciding whether you may have been discrimminated against in a way covered by this lawsuit, ask yourself the following questions:

 

 It is Illegal for your managers or supervisors to retaliate, threaten to retaliate, or treat you differently for getting information

  about your employment rights, for helping an investigation or lawsuit, or for participating in the lawsuit.