MEETS WITH LOCKHEED MARTIN, CEO, TO DISCUSS ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATION
Coffman needs to pull out his check book and take care of these
March 1, 2000
Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney met with Dr. Vance Coffman, CEO of
Lockheed Martin Corporation. McKinney requested the meeting following
many calls from Lockheed workers who have been victims of discrimination.
From Alabama through Georgia and South Carolina up to North Carolina,
complaints have been filed against the management of Lockheed Martin.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (E.E.O.C.) issued eleven
letters of determination, finding discrimination and nine of those
letters stated that Lockheed Martin had discriminated on the basis
Congresswoman McKinney presented to
Dr. Coffman a list of demands which includes compensation for all
employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of race,
sex, age or disability during the past five years. "Lockheed must
write a check to these workers. It is the only way to compensate
them for their damages," stated McKinney.