Big 5 To Pay $165,000 To Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Sporting goods retailer Big 5 Corporation will pay $165,000 and provide other relief to settle a racial discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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EEOC Sues Porous Materials for Sexual, Racial, And Anti-Immigrant Harassment and Retaliation

Porous Materials, Inc. (PMI), an Ithaca, N.Y.-based operator and manufacturer of testing equipment for porous materials, subjected its employees to an ugly mix of sexism, racism, and xenophobia and violated federal law prohibiting harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment...

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EEOC Sues Del Taco for Sexual Harassment, Retaliation

Regional fast food chain Del Taco violated federal law when at least three male employees, including those in supervisory roles, sexually harassed and retaliated against a group of young female workers at a Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Del Taco, the U.S....

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Happy Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Sued by EEOC For Sexual Harassment And Retaliation

Happy Valley LLC d/b/a Happy Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation in Malvern, Ark., violated federal law when it failed to address sexual harassment complaints made by female employees and then terminated those employees for complaining of the harassment, the U.S. Equal...

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B.F. Saul Companies, Hospitality Group to Pay $210,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

The B.F. Saul group of real estate companies will pay $210,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a federal disability discrimination lawsuit involving the discharge of a female employee with breast cancer, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

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Teamsters Local Union No. 455 Pays $153,000 To Resolve EEOC Discrimination Class Finding

Teamsters Local Union No. 455, which has locations in Denver and Fort Morgan, Colo., has agreed to pay $153,000 to resolve discrimination complaints investigated by the Denver Field Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency...

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Cargill Meat Resolves EEOC Discrimination Class Finding

Cargill Meat Solutions, headquartered in Wichita, Kan., has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve charges of discrimination investigated by the Denver Field Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Safeway Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Grocery store giant Safeway, Inc. violated federal law by refusing to accommodate and hire a qualified deaf applicant for various store jobs in Seattle, Wash., the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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EEOC Sues on The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina for Race Harassment Against African-American Cook

A popular Tex-Mex restaurant violated federal law when it engaged in race-based harassment of a black chef, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a new lawsuit it filed today.

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EEOC Sues Foodtown for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Foodtown Corp., a supermarket in Elmhurst, N.Y., violated federal law by maintaining a hostile work environment where two female workers were sexually harassed by their supervisor and then fired for opposing this misconduct, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

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Hagemeyer North America, Inc. Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Vallen Distribution, Inc. d/b/a Hagemeyer North America, Inc., a national leading provider of indirect industrial supplies violated federal law when it fired an employee after he requested leave due to a medical condition, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

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Jacksons Foods Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

An Idaho-based convenience store chain, Jacksons Food Stores, Inc., will pay $88,000 and hire a deaf worker as well as provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today.

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Golden Corral Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

A Golden Corral restaurant franchisee located in Augusta, Ga., violated federal law when it unlawfully fired a server with epilepsy, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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EEOC Sues Universal Diversified for Disability Discrimination

Universal Diversified Enterprises, Inc. and Universal Diversified Solutions LLC, Miami-based sheet metal fabrication and installation companies, violated federal law when they fired an employee and refused to let him to return to work after he recovered from losing an eye...

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EEOC Sues Fastenal Company for Pay Discrimination

Fastenal Company, an international industrial and construction supply distributor, violated federal law when it paid female sales support employees lower wages than men, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.

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G4S Secure Solutions Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Charge For $90,000

G4S Secure Solutions, Inc., a security company in Hawaii, will pay $90,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

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M&R Consulting, LLC To Pay $40,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

M&R Consulting, LLC, a Towson, Md.,-based home care agency doing business as Home Instead Senior Care, will pay $40,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle an EEOC disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), announced today.

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Kessinger Hunter Management to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Kessinger Hunter Management, Inc. (KHMI), a national commercial property management company with its primary corporate offices in Kansas City, Mo., will pay $50,000 to a former employee, change its policies, and provide training to employees to settle a disability discrimination...

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EEOC Sues Burgers & Beer for Sex Discrimination

Burgers & Beer, a chain of Southern California restaurants, violated federal law when it denied males with the same employment opportunities as their female counterparts, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced in lawsuit filed today.

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EEOC Sues Cracker Barrel Old Country Store For Disability Discrimination

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. violated federal law when it refused to hire a qualified deaf applicant for a dishwasher position because of his deafness, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.

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EEOC Sues Adecco USA For Disability Discrimination

Adecco USA, Inc. (Adecco), a staffing agency, violated federal law by refusing to offer a candidate employment at a production facility based on his actual and perceived disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed...

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EEOC Sues Charter Communications For Disability Discrimination

Charter Communications, LLC, which bought Time Warner Cable, violated federal law when it refused to provide an ongoing accommodation for an employee with a disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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EEOC Sues Appalachian Power Company for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Charleston, W.V.-based Appalachian Power Company, an electric utility company, violated federal law when it subjected a contract administrative assistant to sexual harassment and then fired her for complaining about it, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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EEOC Sues Master Marine for Retaliation

Master Marine, Inc., a Gulf Coast shipbuilder, violated federal anti-discrimination law by terminating Elskin Nye, a First Class Painter/Blaster at its Bayou La Batre, Ala., facility, in retaliation for previously filing an EEOC Charge of Discrimination against it, the U.S....

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Otto Candies to Pay $165,000 to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Otto Candies, LLC has agreed to pay a former employee $165,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. Otto Candies, which is based...

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EEOC and Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. Enter into Agreement to Improve Disability Leave Practices

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) and Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc., have entered into a settlement agreement to strengthen and improve the company’s policies and practices for accommodation of employees with disa­bilities, the federal agency announced today. The...

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Autonation-Owned Dealerships to Pay $150,000 To Settle EEOC Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

AutoNation-owned dealership, Abraham Chevrolet-Miami, Inc., which does business in Coral Gables, Fla. under the name “AutoNation Chevrolet Coral Gables,” will pay $150,000.00 to its former assistant parts manager to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment...

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EEOC Sues Help USA For Sex Harassment

HELP USA, a nationwide provider of housing and support services, violated federal law when it failed to stop sexual harassment of female employees at one of its Bronx, New York housing facilities, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged...

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EEOC and Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Conciliate Disability Discrimination Charge

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TS) has agreed to conciliate a disability discrimination charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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EEOC Sues Ferman Auto Group’s Tampa Harley-Davidson For Sex Discrimination

Ferman Automotive Group and Cigar City Motors, which owns and operates the Tampa Harley-Davidson dealership and other car and motorcycle dealerships in the Tampa Bay area, violated federal law by failing to promote a female sales manager to numerous vacant...

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Massimo Zanetti Beverage to Pay $65,000 To Settle EEOC Sex Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, Inc., which operates a roasting facility in Suffolk, Va., has agreed to pay $65,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the...

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EEOC Sues Stanley Black & Decker For Disability Discrimination

Stanley Black & Decker Inc., a global diversified industrial company, violated federal law when it terminated an employee with cancer who took leave for medical treatment related to her cancer, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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Home Depot to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Home Depot, the large national home improvement retailer, has agreed to pay a former employee $100,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

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EEOC Sues Hackensack Meridian Health For Religious Discrimination

Hackensack Meridian Health, a New Jersey health care network, violated federal law when a manager engaged in the harassment of a Catholic employee because of the employee’s religious beliefs, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit...

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Custom Fabrication & Engineering Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination And Retaliation

Custom Fabrication & Engineering, doing business as Midwest Automation Custom Fabrication, Inc., located in Fort Smith, Ark., violated federal law when it refused to allow a long-time employee to return to work following a medical leave of absence, based on...

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EEOC Sues Grand Hyatt For Disability Discrimination

Grand Hyatt New York, Inc., which operates a large hotel in New York City, violated federal civil right law by refusing to accommodate an employee with a chronic back impairment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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EEOC Sues Alden Short and Hinson Jennings For Harassment of Hispanic Employees

Alden Short, Inc., a property management company headquartered in Dallas, and its subsidiary Hinson Jennings, LLC, violated federal law when they subjected three Hispanic employees to a hostile work environment because of their national origin, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

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Rocco’s Pub Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination

Rocco’s Pub, a Jasper, Ga., restaurant and bar operated by Ciorrocco’s, Inc., unlawfully discriminated against a bartender because of her pregnancy, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it recently filed in Atlanta.

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EEOC Sues Citgo Petroleum Corporation For Disability Discrimination

Citgo Petroleum Corporation violated federal law when it withdrew a job offer from an applicant after discovering he had permanent vision loss in one eye, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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EEOC Sues Fermilab For Retaliation

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (“Fermilab”) violated civil rights law by failing to promote a female engineer in retaliation for her complaint of sex-based discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today. Fermilab is a...

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EEOC Sues Urbana School District No. 116 For Age Discrimination

Urbana School District No. 116 violated federal law prohibiting age discrimination when it limited the salary increases that older teachers had earned, pursuant to an unlawful provision of a collective bargaining agreement, the U.S.Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...

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Murphy Oil USA To Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

Murphy Oil USA, Inc., which operates Murphy USA retail gasoline stores typically located in Walmart parking lots in over 20 states, will pay a former store manager $100,000 to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S....

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Southeast Food Services / Wendy’s Settles EEOC Retaliation Charge For $20,000

Southeast Food Services, a large franchisee formerly operating over 30 restaurants as Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers, will pay $20,000 to settle a retaliation charge filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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EEOC Files Seven More Suits Against Harassment

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed seven lawsuits this week against various employers across the country, charging them with harassment, and also announced a major resolution of a harassment lawsuit. This multi-state action by the EEOC should reinforce...

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Ojos Locos Sports Cantina Sued by EEOC For Sexual Harassment And Retaliation

The owner/operators of Ojos Locos Sports Cantina in Albuquerque violated federal law by subjecting a group of female employees to sexual harassment while they were working at the Latin-themed sports cantina, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...

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EEOC Sues Amada Senior Care For Sexual Harassment, Retaliation

JoyVida LLC, doing business as Amada Senior Care in Colorado Springs and also in Pueblo, Monument and surrounding communities, violated federal law by subjecting its employees to sexual harassment while they worked for the company, which provides in-home caregiving services,...

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EEOC Sues Metairie Dry Cleaner for Discrimination and Retaliation

New Orleans-based Mariam Enterprises, doing business as Marion’s Cleaners in Metairie, La., violated federal law by subjecting a Hispanic employee from Mexico to race and national origin harassment and discrimination as well as retaliation for complaining about it, the U.S....

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EEOC Sues United Airlines for Sexual Harassment

United Airlines, Inc., an international airline operating in over 300 airports across five continents, violated federal law by subjecting a female flight attendant to a hostile work environment of sexual harassment over a multi-year period, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

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Las Trancas Restaurant to Pay $66,598 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Las Trancas of Martinsburg, Inc., a restaurant in Martinsburg, W.V., has agreed to pay $66,598 and provide other relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The...

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EEOC Sues Piggly Wiggly For Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Rockdale Grocery, Inc., doing business as Piggly Wiggly, violated federal law by subjecting two female workers to a sexually hostile work environment and retaliating against them for opposing the sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...

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EEOC Sues Murex Petroleum Corp. For Race Discrimination

A Texas-based oil and gas company, operating in Tioga, N.D., violated civil rights law by subjecting an African-American employee to a hostile work environment based on his race, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed...

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EEOC Sues Fairbanks Ranch Country Club For Sexual Harassment

Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., one of 22 California private member clubs forming The Bay Club, violated federal law when it failed to prevent and redress ongoing sexual harassment of female workers, the U.S. Equal Employment...

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EEOC to Hold Executive Leadership Training Conference Oct. 29-31 in Charlottesville

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold its Executive Leadership Training Conference (ELTC) on Oct. 29-31 at the Boar’s Head Resort Educational Campus in Charlottesville, Va., the federal agency announced today.

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EEOC Sues The University of Wisconsin System for Age Discrimination

The University of Wisconsin System violated federal law when it refused to hire a former longtime employee because of her age, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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EEOC Sues Kansas School District For Paying Female Principal Less Than Male Principals

A Kansas school district violated federal law by paying women and men unequally for jobs with the same required skill, effort, and responsibility, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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Koch Foods Settles EEOC Harassment, National Origin And Race Bias Suit

Koch Foods, one of the largest poultry suppliers in the world, will pay $3,750,000 and furnish other relief to settle a class employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The...

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EEOC Sues Remedy Intelligent Staffing and Lornamead Inc. For Disability Discrimination

Remedy Intelligent Staffing, LLC (Remedy), a California-based staffing firm, and Lornamead, Inc. (Lornamead), a manufacturer headquartered in New York City, violated federal law when they refused to provide reasonable accommodation to a long- term temporary employee that would have enabled...

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Alorica Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit For $3.5 Million

The U.S. District Court approved a consent decree between Alorica, Inc. and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for $3.5 million and remedial measures to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit, the federal agency announced today.

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Court Grants Judgment and Injunction in Favor of EEOC In Americans With Disabilities Act Lawsuit

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for District of Kansas ruled on July 27, 2018, that UPS Freight violated federal law by having a policy, contained in its current union contract with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, of...

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SLS Hotel to Pay $2.5 Million To Settle EEOC Race, Color, National Origin Lawsuit

The SLS Hotel, operated by hotel, restaurant and nightlife company called “sbe”, will pay $2.5 million and provide other relief to settle the discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. 

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