BOSTON (Jan. 16)
Discrimination in Massachusetts hotels and resorts is being corrected and the number of complaints is dropping off, and job Bias complaints have been handled through conference and conciliation during the year ending November 30, 1955, it was reported by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
The report noted that the commission had received, initiated and processed 284 matters pertaining to discrimination in employment in this period and in no case had it been forced to refer the matter to a formal hearing. In all cases where the complaints were justified, the report indicated complainants received their just due after informal conferences between the employers and the commission. In matters of public accommodation, only 27 cases were processed during the year and 335 advertising brochures of Massachusetts resorts were studied, all of them in compliance with the state’s antidiscrimination law.