International Paper Co. investigating after noose found at Escambia County, Florida mill
June 24, 2020
FLORIDA (From news reports) -- International Paper is responding and has launched an investigation after a supposed noose was found at their Cantonment mill.
The rope was found hanging against a steel support on the property, and the company says they will not tolerate any racist or threatening acts.
"Upon learning of the situation, we immediately launched an investigation," International Paper said in a statement. "We condemn the offensive nature of this incident. Individuals involved in such behavior will not work at International Paper. We do not tolerate threatening acts, racism, or bigotry. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where individuals feel valued and engaged and have the opportunity to contribute their best every day."