Black Gardener treated as slave by white Woman, once his Trainee

Byron Gill (left) and his attorney, Gregory P. Brock. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Byron Gill (left) and his attorney, Gregory P. Brock. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Byron Gill had worked as a gardener for 23 years with the San Francisco Rec. & Park department. He was asked to train a new hire; a White woman. For two years he trained her without incident. One day he came n to work only to discover she was now his boss.

Gill was obviously feeling discriminated against and filed a complaint with the state. The result was a series of actions that are best described this White woman proceeded to treat Gill as if he was her slave. Adding insult to injury, Gill loses his lawsuit in 2016 under bizarre ruling by judge.

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