EEOC Sues Wal – Mart For Disability Discrimination

Wal-Mart Stores Texas, LLC violated federal law when they interviewed a female applicant who is a congenital amputee but refused to refer her for hiring because they assumed she could not perform the job duties, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

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EEOC Sues Riddle Painting and Coatings For Racial and Sexual Harassment

Riddle Painting and Coatings, an Arizona industrial and commercial painting company, violated federal law when it subjected employees to a hostile work environment based on race and sex, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed...

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EEOC Sues Crossmark For Disability Discrimination

Crossmark, Inc., a Plano, Texas-based sales and marketing services company that provides food demonstrators to Walmart and Sam’s Clubs, violated federal law by discriminating against disabled employees, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed...

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EEOC Demanda A Operadores de la Cantera Resort por Discriminación Basada en Origen Nacional Y Represalias

Los operadores de La Cantera Resort and Spa de San Antonio violaron la ley federal al someter a trabajadores hispanos de banquetes a un ambiente de trabajo hostil basado en su origen nacional y tomó represalias en contra de los...

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Community Care Health Network Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination

Community Care Health Network, Inc., doing business as Matrix Medical Network in Scottsdale, Ariz., violated federal law by rescinding a job offer to Patricia Pogue after it discovered that she was pregnant, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged...

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EEOC Sues Operators of La Cantera Resort for National Origin Discrimination And Retaliation

The operators of the La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio violated federal law by subjecting Hispanic banquet staff to a hostile work environment based on national origin and retaliated against its workers who opposed a restrictive language policy,...

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Target Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

National retailer Target Corporation violated federal law when it failed to interview a qualified job applicant because he is deaf, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed recently.

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The Glenridge On Palmer Ranch Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination

The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch, an upscale retirement community in Sarasota, Fla., violated federal law by refusing to hire and promote a woman because of her potential to become pregnant, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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Furniture Retailer Rooms to Go Adopts Revised Criminal Background Check Procedures In Cooperation With The EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Rooms To Go, a larger furniture retailer, have reached a voluntary conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of race discrimination raised by an unsuccessful black applicant whose offer of employment was rescinded as...

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MSDS Consultant Services Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination And Retaliation

Clinton, Maryland-based federal contractor MSDS Consultant Services LLC violated federal law by failing to reasonably accommodate a project manager’s post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and panic disorder, subjecting her to a hostile work environment, and firing her because of her disability...

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EEOC Sues Wal-Mart For Pregnancy Discrimination

Walmart violated federal law when it refused to accommodate workers' pregnancy-related medical restrictions, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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Mariscos Altata To Pay $220,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual And Age-Based Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Phoenix restaurant Francisco Fine Foods LLC, doing business as Mariscos Altata, agreed to pay $220,000 and furnish other relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The...

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Bendinelli Law Firm to Pay $30,000 To Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

The Bendinelli Law Firm has agreed to pay $30,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced today.

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EEOC Sues Oceanic Time Warner Cable / Spectrum for Disability Discrimination

Oceanic Time Warner Cable LLC, doing business as Spectrum, violated federal law when it denied leave as an accommodation to a class of customer service representatives at its headquarters in Mililani, Hawaii, the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...

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EEOC Sues Corizon Health Care Companies for Disability Discrimination

Nationwide health care companies Corizon Health Inc., and Corizon LLC (collectively, “Corizon”) violated federal law by discriminating against employees with disabilities through the application of a 100% return-to-work policy and other unlawful practices, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

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EEOC Sues First Metropolitan Financial Services for Equal Pay Act Violation

First Metropolitan Financial Services, Inc., a Memphis-based consumer loan and finance company, violated federal law when it paid a class of female branch managers less than their male colleagues for doing essentially the same work, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

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Medstar Washington Hospital Center And Medstar Health Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

Washington Hospital Center Corporation, doing business as MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and MedStar Health, Inc. (together, “MedStar”) violated federal law when they refused to reassign or otherwise bring back to work a patient care technician who was injured on the...

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Cloverland Farms Dairy Will Pay $75,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Cloverland Farms Dairy, the major milk producer in the Baltimore/Washington market, will pay $75,000 in monetary relief and furnish important equitable relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal...

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EEOC Sues Party City For Disability Discrimination

Party City Corporation violated federal law by failing to hire a qualified employee with a disability at its Nashua, N.H. location, after it became aware that she required a job coach as a reasonable accommodation for her disability, in violation...

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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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Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services To Pay $60,000 To Settle Retaliation Suit

Jewish Board of Family and Children Services, a social service agency in New York, agreed to pay a former employee $60,000 and furnish other relief to resolve a retaliation suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the...

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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 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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