Three former lecturers on the Donda Academy are submitting a lawsuit towards the varsity, claiming poor therapy, situations and bullying from the upper ups. Authentic plaintiffs Cecilia Hailey and her daughter Chekarey Byers have been joined by a 3rd, Timanii Meeks, as they pursue a case towards musician and designer Kanye West’s college.
All three lecturers allege that they skilled racism, bullying and retaliation after they introduced up situations occurring within the constructing that have been lower than secure for adults and children alike. They even alleged that there have been checks the place the pay was decrease than typical, generally by the hundreds.
Within the new grievance amended on June 1, Meeks acknowledged that she believed that “constructing was not secure for occupants, not to mention youngsters.” This wouldn’t be the primary time the general public has been uncovered to alleged poor situations and lack of assist on the Donda Academy. Early this 12 months, it was alleged that the varsity lunch had been restricted to Sushi for an prolonged time period, amongst different disturbing alleged points and issues.
Hailey additionally raised the priority of their grievance that they’d gone to the principal, Moira Love, on three events. Nevertheless, when the issues have been raised to Love, as an alternative of taking motion, she known as Byers and Hailey “aggressive” in entrance of individuals. Byers and Hailey each felt a racial bias in Love’s response, saying it “facilitates stereotypes about African-American ladies as being confrontational merely for doing their job and voicing their reputable issues to be able to present a secure setting and correct schooling for his or her college students.” Hailey even famous that she had tried to succeed in out to Mr. West himself, to no avail after she was allegedly “threatened to not attain out to him.”
Whereas Meeks was fired months earlier than Byers and Hailey from the varsity, she and the 2 different plaintiffs have related termination tales that may assist their swimsuit towards the varsity. The swimsuit is at present in progress.