Mount Laurel Construction Ordered to Pay $178K for Employee Racial Discrimination

Found to have racially discriminated one of its former employee, a construction company in Mount Laurel, New Jersey was ordered recently to pay the man an amount nearly $179,000, said the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights.

The employee identified as Carl Carpenter of Philadelphia will be receiving the amount from CMB Constructions Services after the order was handed down by the state Division of Civil Rights.

According to the information gathered, the case stemmed out from incidents wherein the employee was called a racial slur by a CMB supervisor who also told Carpenter’s co-workers to hide their valuables whenever he comes. Said supervisor had also been reported to have told Carpenter to remove ‘the brown color from his face’.

Carpenter was fired by CMB Construction Services a few weeks after he complained, saying that he grouted a wall incorrectly. However, Carpenter’s evaluation described his work to be above average.

CMB has 45 days to compensate its former employee as well as pay a statutory fine to the state of New Jersey amounting to $10,000. is an insurance company that offers the lowest car insurance rates in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Aside from providing the best rates on auto insurance, also provides the lowest rates on commercial vehicle insurance, motorcycle insurance, homeowners insurance, and health insurance. Aside from the major credit/debit cards, InsureDirect also accept payments made through MoneyGram and Western Union’s Quick Collect.