Former Nike Employee Sues Company for Racial Discrimination

Ahmer Inam alleges he was paid less than white coworkers and mistreated by managers

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A former Nike executive is suing the company for racial discrimination, which he says was chronic and eventually forced him out of a job. Ahmer Inam, who was senior director of advanced analytics at Nike North America until his departure in December 2018, is seeking $866,000 in financial and other damages including psychological harm.

The suit alleges that Inam, who is of Indian descent, was passed up for promotions, paid significantly less than his white counterparts and regularly subjected to unfair treatment by the company and his managers because of his race. His



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