Lafarge fires employee after noose allegedly found near parking spot of Black worker
A logo of Lafarge, the world's largest cement maker, is pictured outside of a facility, in Paris, France, Friday Sept. 8, 2017. MONTREAL — Construction materials giant Lafarge Canada says it fired an employee after a discriminatory and hateful act took place at a Montreal work site. The company said today in a statement an act of discrimination involving a "symbol of hatred" had occurred, without giving details. Montreal La Presse first reported the story on Wednesday, saying a Black employee of Lafarge Canada on June 12 found a noose hanging near the spot where he normally parks his vehicle.