EEOC Issues FY 2018 Performance Report

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported significant increases in its outreach efforts and enforcement actions to prevent and remedy unlawful employment discrimination during fiscal year 2018, which ended Sept. 30. The EEOC detailed its accomplishments in its annual...

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Exide Technologies Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Exide Technologies, a global corporation headquartered in Milton, Ga., that manufactures, distributes and sells stored energy components, violated federal law when it rescinded its job offer to an applicant after it learned that he suffered from a medical condition, the...

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EEOC Ramps up Outreach and Enforcement in FY 2018 to Address Workplace Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) responded to a significant increase this past fiscal year in calls, emails and online inquiries concerning potential discrimination claims and high demand for its new Respectful Workplaces Training Program. The increased demand is...

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EEOC Sues Kansas City Wedding Venue for Retaliation Against Black Employee

28 Event Space, LLC, a popular Kansas City, Mo., wedding event space in the Crossroads district, violated federal law by retaliating against a black employee for supporting a coworker’s claims of race discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

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EEOC Sues Lancaster’s BBG& Wings for Racial Harassment And Constructive Discharge

Joe’s Old Fashioned Bar-B-Que, Inc., doing business as Lancaster’s BBQ & Wings, a North Carolina corporation, violated federal law when it subjected a black employee to a racially hostile work environment at the company’s Mooresville, N.C., barbeque restaurant, the U.S....

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GB Flowood Operations to Pay $25,000 To Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

GB Flowood Operations, LLC, which operates a Flowood, Miss., restaurant under the name “Georgia Blue,” will pay a former employee $25,000 and furnish other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),...

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Whole Foods Market to Pay $65,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Suit

Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., doing business as Whole Foods Market, headquartered in Austin, Texas, will pay $65,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency...

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Court Reaffirms Imposition of Order Preventing UPS Freight from Paying Disabled Drivers Less

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas ruled on November 1, 2018, that UPS Freight's attempt to vacate its July 2018 order that prohibited it from violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was...

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Logic Staffing Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

A Western Washington staffing and recruiting company violated federal law when it refused to consider a qualified job applicant because he is deaf, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today.

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El Vallarta Restaurant Sued for Sexual Harassment

El Vallarta, a Nebraska restaurant, violated Title VII when it allowed a supervisor and other workers to sexually harass a teenage female employee, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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Applebee’s Franchisee to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

Apple-Metro, Inc. and Hawthorne Apple, LLC, which operate an Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill in Hawthorne, N.Y., will pay $100,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit for sex-based harassment and retaliation filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

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MPW Industrial Services to Pay $170,000 To Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

MPW Industrial Services, Inc., a Hebron, Ohio industrial cleaning company, will pay $170,0000 to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Denton County to Pay $115,000 After Judgment in EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

Denton County will pay $115,000 to a female former county doctor after a federal court entered judgment in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in a pay discrimination lawsuit (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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EEOC Holds Public Meeting on Steps to Transform Workplace Culture to Prevent Harassment

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 31, from 9:30 a.m. to noon ET at agency headquarters, 131 M Street, N.E. Washington, D.C. The meeting, entitled “Revamping Workplace Culture to Prevent Harassment,”...

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Absolut Care to Pay $465,000 To Settle EEOC Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Suit

Absolut Facilities Management, LLC, doing business as Absolut Care LLC, a family of nursing and health care facilities in upstate New York, will pay $465,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy and disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the...

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Judgment Entered Against TRU Towing for Breaching EEOC Settlement Agreement

A U.S. District Court on Tuesday entered judgment against a New Orleans based towing company for failing to respond to a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for breaching an EEOC mediation agreement of a pregnancy discrimination...

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EEOC Sues Safie Specialty Foods for Sexual Harassment And Retaliation

Safie Specialty Foods Company Inc., which pickles vegetables in Chesterfield Township, Michigan, violated federal law by failing to remedy a complaint of sexual harassment and retaliating against four workers for either making or supporting the complaint, the U.S. Equal Employment...

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EEOC Convenes Public Meeting on Steps to Transform Workplace Culture to Prevent Harassment

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 31, from 9:30 a.m. to noon ET at agency headquarters, 131 M Street, N.E. Washington, D.C. The meeting, entitled “Revamping Workplace Culture to Prevent Harassment,”...

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SMS Group to Pay up to $62,000 to Resolve EEOC Discrimination Finding

SMS Group Inc., formerly known as SMS Technical Services, LLC and SMS Millcraft LLC, headquartered in Cranberry Township Pennsylvania has agreed to resolve a disability and genetic information non-discrimination charge filed by the Indianapolis District Office of the U.S. Equal...

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Floyd’s Equipment to Pay $25,000 To Settle EEOC Racial Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

Floyd’s Equipment Inc., a Sikeston, Mo. contractor, has agreed to pay $25,000 and furnish other relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Sherwood Food Distributors to Pay $3.6 Million And Offer 150 Jobs To Settle EEOC Class Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Sherwood Food Distributors, LLC, one of the largest independent distributors in the U.S. meat and food industry, will pay $3.6 million and provide other relief to settle a class sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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Rosebud Restaurants To Pay $160,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment And Retaliation Lawsuit

Rosebud Restaurants, Inc. will pay $160,000 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 Rosebud, which owns approximately nine Italian restaurants in...

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Triton Management Services to Pay $110,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit 

Triton Management Services, LLC, headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., agreed to pay $110,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

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EEOC Sues Appalachian Wood Products, Inc. For Disability Discrimination

Appalachian Wood Products, Inc., a Clearfield, Pa.-based major supplier of cabinet components to the kitchen and bath industry, violated federal law when it subjected applicants to unlawful medical inquiries and refused to hire qualified applicants based on their disability or...

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New 'Digest of EEO 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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EEOC Publica Datos De Acoso Sexual Preliminares Del Año Fiscal 2018

La Comisión Para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC, por sus siglas en inglés) de EE. UU. anunció hoy los datos preliminares sobre el acoso sexual en el año fiscal 2018, destacando su importante trabajo el año fiscal...

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Mariscos Altata Pagara $220,000 Para Resolver Demanda Por La EEOC Por Acoso Sexual Y Por Edad, Y Represalias

El restaurant en Phoenix Francisco Fine Foods LLC, haciendo negocios como Mariscos Altata, acordó en pagar $220,000 y proporcionar otro alivio para resolver una demanda por discriminación laboral presentada por la Comisión Para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo...

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EEOC Releases Preliminary FY 2018 Sexual Harassment Data

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced preliminary FY 2018 sexual harassment data today - highlighting its significant work this past fiscal year to address the pervasive problem of workplace harassment. What You Should Know: EEOC Leads the Way...

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EEOC Sues Prewitt Enterprises and Desoto Marine for Race Discrimination

Prewitt Enterprises, Inc., doing business as B&P Enterprises, and Desoto Marine, LLC violated federal law by subjecting African-American employees to a hostile work environment and discrimination because of their race, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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EEOC Sues Prewitt Enterprises and Desoto Marine for Race Discrimination

Prewitt Enterprises, Inc., doing business as B&P Enterprises, and Desoto Marine, LLC violated federal law by subjecting African-American employees to a hostile work environment and discrimination because of their race, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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EEOC Sues the Highlands of Memphis And Related Entities for Disability Discrimination

The Highlands of Memphis, LLC and other current or former owners, operators, and/or managers of a nursing home located at 3549 Norriswood Avenue in Memphis violated federal law when they fired an employee because of her disability, the U.S. Equal...

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Magneti Marelli Sued by EEOC For Sexual Harassment

Magneti Marelli of Tennessee, LLC, an international exterior lighting manufacturer for the automotive industry d/b/a Magneti Marelli, violated federal law when it failed to address complaints of sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit...

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EEOC Sues Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for Age Discrimination

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, which runs the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital, violated federal law by denying hire to an older applicant and constructively discharging an older employee because of their ages, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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Saint Thomas Health Sued by EEOC For Religious Bias

Saint Thomas Health (STH), operating Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, violated federal law by demanding that a worker take a flu shot despite his religious beliefs, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed...

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EEOC Sues Koelsch Senior Communities for Same-Sex Sexual Harassment

Olympia, Wash.-based Koelsch Senior Communities, LLC, which provides assisted living and other care facilities for seniors, violated federal law by allowing a female supervisor to sexually harass a female employee, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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EEOC Sues Daisy Dukes & Boots Saloon For Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

NAKI Corporation, d/b/a Daisy Dukes & Boots Saloon (“Daisy Dukes”), a country western dance bar and restaurant located in Chesterfield, Virginia,, violated federal law when it subjected female employees to a sexually hostile work environment, forcing them to resign, the...

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JBS Carriers Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Trucking firm JBS Carriers, based in Greeley, Colo., violated federal law by using pre-employment screening procedures that improperly screen out truck driving job applicants on the basis of disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit...

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EEOC Sues Family Dollar of Michigan For Disability Discrimination

Family Dollar Stores of Michigan, LLC, a Michigan-based discount retailer which has discount stores throughout the state, violated federal law by failing to employ a man because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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EEOC Sues Rainbow USA For Pregnancy Discrimination

Rainbow USA Inc., a specialty apparel chain, violated federal law when it terminated a manager upon becoming aware of her pregnancy, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today

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Interim Healthcare of Wyoming Sued by EEOC For Sex-Based Pay Discrimination

Interim Healthcare of Wyoming violated federal law by paying female nurses lower wages than a significantly less experienced male counterpart because of sex, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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California Department of Human Resources to Pay $300,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Bias Charges

The State of California Human Resources Department (CalHR) will settle a federal charge of disability discrimination by paying $300,000 to the victim and class members, along with other general relief, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today.

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EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against Chenmed, LLC And PMR Virginia Holding, LLC 

ChenMed, LLC and PMR of Virginia Holding, LLC are Delaware Corporations doing business in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the City of Norfolk. ChenMed, LLC and PMR of Virginia Holding, LLC, violated federal law when they terminated one of their...

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EEOC Sues NDI Office Furniture, LLC For Sex Discrimination and Retaliation

Nashville-based NDI Office Furniture, LLC, the largest office furniture distributor in the Southern United States, violated federal law by systematically refusing to hire women to work at its Birmingham warehouse, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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EEOC Sues Premier Employee Solutions For Sexual Harassment

Premier Employee Solutions LLC (Premier), an Arizona company that provides temporary labor to a variety of industries, violated federal law when it subjected a female employee to a sexually hostile work environment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged...

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Drivers Management and Werner Enterprises Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination In Hiring

Drivers Management, LLC and Werner Enterprises, Inc., truckload carriers headquartered in Omaha, Neb., violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when they refused to hire an applicant as a truck driver because he is deaf, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

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The Krystal Company Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

The Krystal Company, the owner and operator of a quick-serve hamburger restaurant chain headquartered in Dunwoody, Georgia, unlawfully discriminated against an employee when it refused to accommodate her disability and fired her, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged...

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Tennessee Restaurant Group, LLC D/B/A DG Grill & Chill Sued by EEOC For Age Discrimination, Federal Agency Charges

Tennessee Restaurant Group, LLC, a DQ Grill & Chill franchisee with offices in Bellevue, TN, violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 by routinely failing to hire employees over the age of forty, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

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EEOC Sues Rancho San Miguel Market for Disability Discrimination

Local grocery outlet, PAQ, Inc., dba Rancho San Miguel Market, violated federal law when it fired a deli clerk after she requested an accommodation for a disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced in a lawsuit filed today.

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EEOC Sues Bisconti Farms, Inc. For Sexual Harassment And Retaliation

Bisconti Farms, Inc., a mushroom farm in Temple, Pa., violated federal law when it subjected female workers to sexual harassment and retaliated against one worker because she opposed the harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...

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A Plus Care Solutions Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination, Federal Agency Charges

A Plus Care Solutions, a supplier of direct support professional caregivers to disabled clients, violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with an unlawful pregnancy policy, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit...

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Mejia Corporation / El Tio Tex-Mex Grill Sued by EEOC For Sex Discrimination

Mejia Corporation, doing business as El Tio Tex-Mex Grill, violated federal law when it subjected employees to sex-based harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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EEOC Sues DSW Shoe Warehouse For Race Discrimination

DSW Shoe Warehouse Inc., a nationwide shoe retailer headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, violated federal law by intentionally subjecting a former assistant manager to racial discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed on Sept....

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EEOC Sues Loflin Fabrication for Improper Medical Inquiry Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

Loflin Fabrication LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company, violated federal law when it made an improper medical inquiry and terminated an office manager for failing to provide the company with a copy of a prescription for a legally prescribed...

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EEOC Sues Llanerch Country Club For Age Discrimination

Llanerch Country Club (LCC), in Havertown, Pa., violated federal law by discriminating against a long-term groundskeeper because of his age, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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EEOC Sues Walmart For Religious Discrimination

Walmart Inc. and Walmart Stores East, LP violated federal law when they refused a Christian employee’s request not to work from sundown Fridays to sundown Saturdays so he could observe the Sabbath as his religion requires, the U.S. Equal Employment...

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EEOC Sues Christini’s Ristorante Italiano For Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Christini’s, Inc., d/b/a Christini’s Ristorante Italiano (“Christini’s”), an Italian restaurant located in Orlando’s famous “Restaurant Row,” violated federal law when it subjected a female bartender to sexual harassment and then fired her for opposing the misconduct, the U.S. Equal Employment...

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EEOC Sues Credle Enterprises, LLC For Sexual Harassment

Credle Enterprises, LLC, doing business as McDonald’s, violated federal law by subjecting four female employees at a McDonald’s franchise in Muleshoe, Texas, to unwelcome physical and verbal sexual harassment at the hands of a general manager and another male employee,...

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EEOC Sues SoftPro For Disability Discrimination

SoftPro, LLC, a Delaware corporation headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., that provides real estate closing and title insurance software solutions, violated federal law when it discharged an employee after learning he had been receiving treatment for addiction to opioids, the U.S....

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SOL Mexican Grill Sued by EEOC For Sex Discrimination and Retaliation

Sol Mexican Grill, LLC violated federal law when it subjected a class of female employees to sex-based harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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