RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina-based Subway franchises Bilal & Aaya Subway, Inc., H & F Subway, Inc. and L & H Subway, Inc. (Subway) violated federal law when they subjected employees to a hostile work environment, discharged Black employees and discriminated against applicants in the hiring process because of their race and color, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today.