Facebook has been slapped with a racial discrimination lawsuit for allegedly not responding to repeated complaints of harassment by two black employees, said a report.CNET reported on Thursday:\n\nThe suit, filed on Tuesday in US District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges Facebook allowed “retaliation against the employees reporting discrimination to fester and continue” at the facility despite their continued complaints.It added that "the complaint asks for more than $25,000 in compensatory and punitive damages per plaintiff".\n\nThe two black employees – Robert Baron Duffy, a former employee, and Robert Louis Gary, a current employee – alleged that a facility manager used “racial slurs when referring to black employees”. It has also been alleged that they were being paid lesser than other employees.Also Read: Breaking Stereotypes: Transgender Community Fights DiscriminationSonya Smallets, a lawyer at San Francisco-based Minnis & Smallets who is representing Duffy and Gary said:Facebook didn’t respond properly to alleged discrimination at the North Carolina facility, which the plaintiffs say took place over a three-year period.However, Facebook has termed these complaints as "claims without merit" and said they have "investigated and taken quick action to terminate (the manager's) employment and provided extensive anti-bias, anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training to all data center employees nationwide."Additionally, we've continued to monitor the work environment at (the North Carolina facility), and all US data centers, to ensure that improper behavior...is not repeated," the report quoted Facebook. We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.