Uncle Bubba’s employee speaks out on racial discrimination allegations

Uncle Bubba’s employee speaks out on racial discrimination allegations

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Two weeks after celebrity chef Paula Deen was dropped by the Food Network, all of her major sponsors have cut ties with her.

Deen’s troubles came after she admitted in a legal deposition to using the “n-word.” That deposition came in a lawsuit against her brother, Bubba Heirs. Lisa Jackson, former manager of Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House, alleged racial discrimination and sexual harassment in the suit.

Over the past two weeks, WTOC has spoken with three people who worked at Uncle Bubba’s while Jackson managed the restaurant. One of them is black. Two are white. All three worked there for more than two years. They had very different opinions about whether the working environment was hostile or racist. So far, only one of those people has been willing to go on camera. …Read More.

 

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