Anchor Staffing to Pay $30,000 To Settle EEOC Sex Harassment and Retaliation Suit

Anchor Staffing, Inc., a Chicago-based staffing agency, will pay $30,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC’s lawsuit charged Anchor Staffing with violating...

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J.C. Witherspoon To Pay $53,000 To Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

J.C. Witherspoon, Jr. Inc., an Alcolu, S.C.-based logging company, will pay $53,000 and provide other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC charged that J.C....

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MLB Manager Dusty Baker, OPM Director Jeff Pon and Author Lenora Billings-Harris To Headline EEOC’s Excel Conference

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is pleased to announce the keynote speakers and the full agenda for the 21st annual Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) conference. Themed “Inspiration, Innovation, Action!,” the conference boasts two specialty tracks, three...

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New EEOC Report Examines Barriers Facing Women in Federal Government Public Safety Occupations

In its continuing effort to aid the federal government in serving as a model employer, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued its federally focused report addressing equal employment opportunities for women in various public safety occupations.

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EEOC Sues IDEC Corporation for Disability Discrimination

IDEC Corporation, a worldwide industrial device manufacturer, unlawfully fired an employee at its East Dundee, Ill., location whom it regarded as disabled, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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EEOC Sues Georgina’s Taqueria for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Georgina’s, LLC, dba Georgina’s Taqueria, an Asian and Latin “Fusion Cuisine” restaurant in Traverse City, Mich., violated federal law by subjecting female employees to repeated sexual harassment and retaliating against a female employee for opposing the harassment, the U.S. Equal...

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EEOC Sues Master Marine for Same-Sex Harrassment & Race Discrimination

Master Marine, Inc., a Gulf Coast shipbuilder, violated federal anti-discrimination laws when one of its lead welders sexually and racially harassed a male Asian-American welder at its Bayou La Batre, Ala., headquarters, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged...

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EEOC Sues G2 Corporation for Sex Harassment

G2 Corporation, doing business as Screen Tight, violated federal law by subjecting a female worker in the Patio Screen Door Fabrication warehouse in Corsicana, Texas to unwelcome physical and verbal sexual harassment at the hands of her production manager and...

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EEOC Sues Tapioca Express for Sexual Harrasment and Constructive Discharge

Tapioca Express, a South El Monte, Calif.-based milk tea franchise, and two of its franchisees violated federal law by subjecting female employees to sexual harassment and forcing some to quit because of the abuse, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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EEOC Sues Sierra Creative Systems / Addressers for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Sierra Creative Systems, Inc., a Paramount, Calif.-based printing, mailing and fulfillment company doing business as “Addressers,” violated federal law when it failed to prevent and correct the ongoing sexual harassment, sex-based harassment, and retaliation against female employees, the U.S. Equal...

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Select Staffing Sued by EEOC for Sexual Harassment

Real Time Staffing Services, Inc., doing business as Select Staffing in Albuquerque, violated federal law by allowing a group of female employees to be subjected to sexual harassment while they were working at the Inspection of Public Records Act Unit...

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EEOC Sues Prime, Inc. For Sexual Harassment

New Prime Trucking, Inc., one of the nation’s largest trucking companies, violated federal law when it failed to take adequate steps to prevent the sexual harassment of a female truck driver, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...

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Total Maintenance Solutions Sued by EEOC For Sexual Harassment

Total Maintenance Solutions, Inc., a Cincinnati-based commercial cleaning and construction clean-up company, violated federal law by subjecting an employee to a sexually hostile work environment and retaliating against her for complaining, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...

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CSX Transportation to Pay $3.2 Million To Settle EEOC Disparate Impact Sex Discrimination Case

CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) will pay $3.2 million and furnish other relief to settle a company-wide sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Amsted Rail to Pay $4.4 Million After Court Ruled It Used Discriminatory Hiring Practices

Amsted Rail Co., Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel castings for the rail industry, will pay $4.4 million and furnish other relief to settle a class disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal...

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EEOC Select Task Force on Harassment Hears from Experts on How to Prevent Workplace Harassment

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace reconvened today to hear from expert witnesses on “Trans­forming #MeToo Into Harassment-Free Workplaces” at a meeting open to the public.

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Regional International to Pay $65,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Regional International Corporation, a commercial truck and trailer dealership with locations in Western New York, has agreed to pay $65,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the...

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LA Fiesta Fresh Mexican Grill and Cantina to Pay $25,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A Bluefield, Va., Mexican restaurant will pay $25,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Transmodal Solutions, LLC Sued by EEOC For Breach of Agency Mediation Agreement

Transmodal Solutions, LLC, a Washington State limited liability corporation that conducts business in Norfolk, Virginia, breached a mediation agreement entered into as part of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program, the agency charged in a...

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Nevada Restaurant Services to Pay $3.5 Million To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Nevada Restaurant Services, a large Las Vegas-based gaming company that operates slot machines, taverns and casinos in Nevada and Montana, will pay $3.5 million and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment...

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CVS Caremark Corporation and EEOC Reach Agreement to Resolve Discrimination Charge

CVS Caremark Corporation, a nationwide retail pharmacy and health care company based in Woonsocket, R.I., has reached a conciliation agreement with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to resolve charges of race and national origin discrimination raised by a former...

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Best Buy and EEOC Reach Agreement to Resolve Discrimination Charge

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Best Buy, a nationwide electronics retailer based in Richfield, Minn., have reached a conciliation agreement to resolve charges of race and national origin discrimination raised by a former EEOC Commissioner, the federal...

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EEOC Sues M&R Consulting, LLC For Disability Discrimination

M&R Consulting, LLC, a Towson, Md,-based home care agency doing business as Home Instead Senior Care, violated federal law when it rescinded a job offer because it regarded an applicant as having tuberculosis, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),...

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EEOC Reconvenes Select Task Force on Study of Harassment in the Workplace

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace will reconvene on Monday, June 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), at agency headquarters, 131 M Street, N.E., Washington,...

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Keller Paving and Landscaping To Pay $59,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A North Dakota civil construction company operating in Minot, N.D., will pay $59,000 to settle a sexual harassment and constructive discharge lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC’s lawsuit charged...

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EEOC Sues Walmart Stores East for Disability Discrimination

Walmart Stores East, LP violated federal disability discrimination law by denying reasonable accommodations to deaf employees, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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University of Denver to Pay $2.66 Million and Increase Salaries to Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

The University of Denver will pay $2.66 million and furnish other relief to settle a pay discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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St. Vincent Hospital to Pay $15,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center, Inc. will pay $15,000 and furnish other relief to resolve a lawsuit disability discrimination filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC had charged that...

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Discovering Hidden Hawaii Tours to Pay $570,000 To Settle EEOC Male-On-Male Sexual Harassment Suit

Hawai‘i – Three related Hawai‘i tour companies -- Discovering Hidden Hawaii Tours, Inc., Hawaii Tours and Transportation Inc. and Big Kahuna Luau, Inc. -- will pay $570,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment suit filed against the...

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Heritage Home Group to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Heritage Home Group, LLC, a North Carolina corporation that designs, manufactures, sources and retails home furnishings, will pay $50,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency...

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University of Denver to Pay $2.66 Million and Increase Salaries to Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

The University of Denver will pay $2.66 million and furnish other relief to settle a pay discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Cooper Machine Company Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Cooper Machine Company, Inc., a Wadley, Ga., company that sells and manu­factures equipment used in the sawmill industry, violated federal law by firing an employee because of her disability, anxiety disorder, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...

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EEOC Sues Staffing Solutions for Multiple Discriminatory Hiring Practices

Staffing Solutions of WNY Inc., a Buffalo-based staffing company that places employees with clients throughout Western New York, violated federal laws prohibiting hiring discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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Foothills Child Development Center Agrees to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Foothills Child Development Center, Inc., a South Carolina corporation that owns and operates a preschool in Easley, S.C., will provide monetary relief to a former employee and modify its employment policies to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the...

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EEOC Issues Federal Workforce Report for 2015

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released its 2015 Annual Report on the Federal Workforce, showing small increases in both workplace diversity and equal employment opportunity (EEO) complaint filings and small declines in complaint processing time.

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Scion Dental, a Unit of SkyGen USA, Ordered to Face Trial for Race Discrimination in EEOC Suit

A federal court has denied a motion by Scion Dental, Inc. to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed in September 2016 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) before trial, the federal agency announced today. Scion Dental is a dental...

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Goodwill and Affiliate to Pay $850,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Goodwill Industries of the East Bay Area and its affiliate, Calidad Industries Inc., will pay $850,000 to eight former and current employees to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the...

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Aviation Port Services Sued by EEOC For Religious Discrimination and Retaliation

Aviation Port Services, LLC, a Sumner, Wash.-based nationwide provider of support services to airlines, violated federal law when it fired several employees because of their requests for religious accommodations, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit...

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EEOC Sues Albertsons for Harassment of Hispanic Employees

Albertsons, Inc., a national retail grocery chain, violated federal law when a class of Hispanic employees in San Diego were subjected to harassment and a hostile work environment through the implementation of a no-Spanish policy, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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Seasons 52 to Pay $2.85 Million To Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Seasons 52, a national, Orlando-based restaurant chain and part of the Darden family of restaurants, will pay $2.85 million and provide significant equitable relief to settle a nationwide class age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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Value Village Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Two Peaches Group, LLC, d/b/a Value Village, a for-profit thrift store operating five locations in Atlanta, Ga., violated federal law when it failed to accommodate an employee’s requests for accommodation due to her disabling medical condition and forced her to...

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EEOC Sues Simmons Security for Pregnancy Discrimination

Simmons Security and Protective Services, a private security service in Kansas City, Kan., violated federal law by firing a newly hired employee when it learned she was pregnant, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed...

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The Children’s Home Settles EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

The Children’s Home, Inc., a Tampa nonprofit child care organization also known as the Children’s Home Network, will pay $18,000 and provide training for its human resources and management employees to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S....

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New ‘Digest of EEOC Law’ Issued By EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is available on the EEOC’s website.   

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Tarr & Zenith Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Tarr, Inc. and Zenith, LLC, a San Diego-based company that sells dietary supplements, will pay $50,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced...

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EEOC Sues Walmart For Disability Harassment

Walmart, Inc. violated federal law by failing to reassign a long-term employee to a vacant position in another location after she became disabled while working at its Augusta, Maine store, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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Jury Awards $5.1 Million For Workers in EEOC Religious Discrimination Case Against United Health Programs of America, Inc. And Cost Containment Group, Inc.

Following a three-week trial, on April 25, a unanimous Brooklyn federal jury found that United Health Programs of America, Inc, which provides discount medical plans, and its parent Cost Containment Group, Inc. (“CCG”), violated federal law by coercing 10 employees...

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EEOC Sues Ashley Distribution Services, LTD. For Disability Discrimination

Ashley Distribution Services, Ltd., a Wisconsin corporation doing business in Advance, North Carolina, violated federal law when it refused to hire a truck driver because the company regarded him as disabled, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in...

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Evergreen KIA to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Orientation and Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Chicago car dealership Evergreen Kia will pay $100,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual orientation and disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

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Hertz to Pay $45,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

The Hertz Corporation has agreed to pay $45,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced today.

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Mine Rite Technologies to Pay $75,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Suit

Mine Rite Technologies, LLC, a Buffalo, Wyo.-based manufacturing company, will pay $75,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination and harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

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