Skip to comments.All claims dismissed against Paula Deen in employee lawsuit
Posted on 08/23/2013 2:35:15 PM PDT by Libloather
According to court documents filed in Savannah, Ga., all claims against the TV chef have been dismissed in the suit brought by former restaurant manager Lisa Jackson, with no award of costs or fees to any party. Jackson had sued on the grounds that the work environment at Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House, owned by Deen and her brother, subjected employees to sexual harassment and racial discrimination.
The news comes two weeks after a federal judge threw out the lawsuit's race discrimination claims, stating that though others may have faced that discrimination in the restaurant, Jackson could not sue since she was not one of the victims. Friday's agreement was filed with prejudice, which means Jackson cannot refile the lawsuit.
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The least they can do is apologize - publicly.
Paula Dean was racially profiled.
Doesn’t matter. 10 years from now the media will still be saying “Paula Deen’s racist remarks”
They don’t care and, frankly, I’m not interested in defending the rights of a liberal Dimocrat against the very people she’s supported with her money.
The media got what it wanted....NEXT!
Jesse Jerkson and Al Shrapnel will have a field day...No Justice.
What a flattering photo they used
This woman has some nerve -
“”During a very difficult period in my life the Deen family gave me hope and the opportunity to work to build a brighter future for my family and me,” Jackson said in a statement to TODAY.
“I assumed that all of my complaints about the workplace environment were getting to Paula Deen, but I learned during this matter that this was not the case. The Paula Deen I have known for more than eight years, is a woman of compassion and kindness and will never tolerate discrimination or racism of any kind toward anyone. I now know that the workplace environment issues that I raised are being reviewed and will in the future no longer be at issue. I wish Ms. Deen and her family all the best in all of their future endeavors and I am very pleased that this matter has been now been resolved and can now be put behind us.””
Does she have standing to sue for her damages?
Now Deen must sue every company that dumped her.
I’m sure you can still get some of her stuff at Big Lots, Building 19, etc.
who was it that said “now where do i go to get my reputation back?”
Mark Twain said something along the lines that if you picked up a starving dog and made it prosperous it would never bite you; and that this was the principle difference between a dog and a man (or, in this case, a woman.
I guess if you are a Democrat and a friend of Obama you can get away with anything. She’s still a terrible person, and decent people won’t work for her. In a capitalist society, if you treat workers like dirt, you won’t have any, or you have to pay more.
I guess you never read Jesse Jackson was her biggest defender.
Sue on what grounds? So, she got some Democrat crony to toss out the lawsuit. That doesn’t make her some kind of hero.
I never suggested she was a hero.
This woman got her revenge. But prolly won’t get hired in another business.
Hope it was worth it for her.
“10 years from now the media will still be saying...”
Nobody really gives two shiites what the media say. With any luck, in ten years the media as we know it today (i.e. biased, hateful, liberal lap dogs) will be nothing but a footnote in some dull book, as will the race pimps and their ilk. I believe we pigmentally-challenged people are about fed up.
Now that the damage has been done —
You have a good point.
Might even call it Karma.
I remember Howard Cosell. No one praised and loved black athletes more than Cosell. One slip and he was gone. Karma.
Im not interested in defending the rights of a liberal Dimocrat”
...Bravo. My thoughts exactly.
The way Deen handled this in the public was pathetic. I wasn’t a fan either way with her. Now I am not for sure. She is a lib as well so ....bye bye Deen!
Law and Order SVU should have a sequel show called Law and Order SUV, where all the crimes are committed by people driving sports utility vehicles.
I predict she will rise from the ashes like the Phoenix....and thumb her nose at her detractors when she again hits the Big Time and the Fortune 500 in the not too distant future.
We must never forget that famous quote from the Bible, or was it Shakespeare.....or Ben Franklin?....or maybe it was Scarlett O'Hara: "The South will rise again, y'all"
She was a libtard, who showed her true colors, and then begged for the equivalent of conservative compassion.
Too bad for what happened to her - but she must remember who turned on her first, her libtard friends
Sounds like the dems have been right all along, we're not really the party of tolerance that we claim to be........LOL!
Kinda like a pick and choose conservative cause that will benefit me and screw the rest of them...........
Hey, wise up. What goes around, comes around. There is nothing intolerant about that. It’s a fact of life.
Sleep with the dogs and you get fleas. That be the way it is.
“Kinda like a pick and choose conservative cause that will benefit me and screw the rest of them...........”
My honest feelings are more along the lines of schaudenfreud.
The Paula Deen thing for me was like this girl I knew in school who hung with the people who made my life hell and then one day they made HER life hell. True, she hadn’t done anything to me personally but at the same time I didn’t care that they turned on her.
This year I saw a movie on TV where a human had betrayed humanity to some alien. The alien says to the human, “Did you think that by helping us we’d hate you any less?”
And then the alien killed the human.
That’s what’s on my mind with Paula Deen.
And I’ve never thought ‘Screw her’ because she screwed herself by picking the wrong friends.
Reading between the lines this was an out of court settlement. Dean paid Jackson so she would dismiss the case and release any claims.
Paula was an Obama supporter, right? I think it would be great if she COUNTER SUED the racist who brought the suit, but at this point WHO CARES?
Speaking of drive-by posters, everyone say ‘Hi!’ to Leni!
I didnt care that they turned on her.
One thing is certain, this site is certainly overflowing with that good ol' fashioned christian, conservative compassion...........LOL!
Actually, YOUR post is as dumb as a box of rox.
PD spent tons of money propping up stupid MOONBATZ causes.
Beautiful irony that the same MOONBATZ her money went to support, jumped up and BIT HER DUMB AZZ OFF.
But you wouldn't have any understanding of all that, wouldya, MOONBATZ?
PD was railroaded, this has been nothing more than a good old fashioned Jessie Jackson type shakedown. I don't deny that. Nor do I think PD "deserves" it.
Nonetheless, I can't find it in myself to feel all that sorry for a big lib. When you support fascists (who have been ruining our lives for a long time) and they screw you, well, that's just TS.
You understand? I'm not in favor of bad things happening to her. But when she aligns herself with and supports the bad people (which is what libs are) and they turn on her, no, compassion I don't have. I have compassion for the innocent. Liberals are not innocent.
Remember Martha Stewart? The ironies just abound.
Good for you! Deen and her problems are truly peripheral to the problems we all have that are being generated by the people she supports. To Hell with her.
I don’t think I’ll be able to keep this up. Just too many instances. I consider this a hate crime against Paula Deen.
Im starting a list from today to accumulate black on white crimes.
the guy in the white hut seems to be doing a really great job of bringing us all together and I just want to do my part to help out.
I guess this is racis or something. I dont really care what anybody thinks. It is just the facts.
Here is this weeks entry.
JUST THIS WEEK:
Just for starters. Just this week and the week aint over.
5-15-2013 Michael Daniels killed by gang of black youth in knockout game. I had to look a long time to confirm that the little juvenile darlings are black. They are and they will soon be out on the streets again. They were sentenced in “family” court to the lightest possible sentence on 8-23-13. They’ll be back in screwl in Syracuse, NY soon.
8-23-13 Racism related charges against Paula Deen dropped. Jackson, who made the charges gave a bizarre statement after the charges had been refused, with prejudice, by the judge: Jackson, who told TODAY in July that her lawsuit “has never been about the N-word,” but rather “to address Ms. Deen’s patterns of disrespect and degradation of people that she deems to be inferior,” suggested Friday that her issues with Deen had been settled.
“During a very difficult period in my life the Deen family gave me hope and the opportunity to work to build a brighter future for my family and me,” Jackson said in a statement to TODAY.
“I assumed that all of my complaints about the workplace environment were getting to Paula Deen, but I learned during this matter that this was not the case. The Paula Deen I have known for more than eight years, is a woman of compassion and kindness and will never tolerate discrimination or racism of any kind toward anyone. I now know that the workplace environment issues that I raised are being reviewed and will in the future no longer be at issue. I wish Ms. Deen and her family all the best in all of their future endeavors and I am very pleased that this matter has been now been resolved and can now be put behind us.”
The ruling may have come too late for Deen, who lost at least 12 lucrative business deals after her May 17 deposition went public, which included revelations that the TV chef had used the N-word and admitted planning a “plantation-style” Southern wedding.
8-23-13 Grandmother, Marjorie Ramondetta 93 and daughter Lynda Reynolds 65 pushed down stairs and robbed, Perp, Richard Davidson, caught. Looks awfully dark to me in the security videos.
8-20-13 Chris Lane in Duncan, Oklahoma, killed by two blacks and one white accomplice.
8-22-13 Delbert Belton in Spokane, Washington beat to death with flashlights by two blacks
8-23-13 Kansas City this morning where two blacks took random shots at cars on the freeway
8-23-13 or the charming homeland security employee responsible for buying ammo there.
The woman who brought charges in the Deen case is white.
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That comment made me laugh, Leni!
And you are right about Paula Deen--she is not out of this by a long shot.
Best to you.
The only one I didn’t research. Didn’t she sound messed up from her statement?