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Discrimination in the Restaurant Industry

Sing Tao Daily, news, Posted: Apr 06, 2009

NEW YORK A study from the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROCNY) shows that minorities are discriminated against in the restaurant industry. The Sing Tao Daily reports that ROCNY monitored 138 restaurantss hiring and promotion process from December 2007 to December 2008 and found that minorities received 54.5 percent fewer opportunities to find employment in restaurants. Caucasians with European accents have 23.1 percent more opportunity to land a restaurant job than Caucasians with American accents, but European accents dont do any good for people from ethnic communities. The average salary of minorities working in the industry is 11.6 percent lower than for Caucasians.


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