The colored employees of the prison was removed from the protection of the accused in the matter of Floyd
Eight coloured prison staff in the us state of Minnesota said that he had been discriminated against when they were removed from work on the protection of ex-COP Derek Shovina, who is accused of murder African American George Floyd, reports NBC News.
When Savino may 29 was charged, he was taken to the County jail Ramsay. Prison staff, among whom blacks and Latinos, filed a complaint of discrimination: they claim that Shovina was placed in a cell on the fifth floor, and they were transferred on the third.
According to the lawyer of group of workers, Bonnie Smith, instead of them on the floor for Savino sent white employees. Declared discrimination think that they were excluded from this work solely because of their skin color.
They are demanding monetary compensation, a public apology and training for the elimination of racial prejudice for all members of staff. "Their main goal is to ensure that it won't happen again," said a lawyer.
The County Sheriff Ramsay Steve Lydon said that another floor was transferred only three employees, and 45 minutes. He also assured that he would "protect and support employees" who could be "injured" psychologically because of the possibility of contact with Sovina.
The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them stepped on his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He died in intensive care.