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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EECO Sues 40 Steak & Seafood for Pregnancy Discrimination

Post Date: Tuesday - December 11, 2018 - 3:22pm
40 Steak & Seafood, a Bismarck, N.D., restaurant, violated federal law by firing a server because she was pregnant, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed yesterday....
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Draper Development LLC to Pay $80,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Post Date: Tuesday - December 11, 2018 - 3:17pm
Draper Development LLC, the owner-operator of over a dozen Subway franchises in the Albany and Schenectady area, will pay $80,000 and take other steps to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EE......
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The Cato Corporation Pays $3.5 Million to Settle EEOC Systemic Investigation

Post Date: Monday - December 10, 2018 - 12:50pm
The Cato Corporation, a leading retailer of women’s fashion and accessories, has agreed to pay $3.5 million to resolve a nationwide, systemic investigation conducted jointly out of the Chicago and Philadelphia Offices of the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor......
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Family Healthcare Network Settles EEOC Disability and Pregnancy Discrimination Suit for $1.75 Million

Post Date: Thursday - December 6, 2018 - 1:41pm
Family HealthCare Network will pay $1.75 million and furnish other relief to settle a systemic disability and pregnancy discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The Visali......
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Merritt Hospitality to Pay $125,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit

Post Date: Thursday - November 29, 2018 - 5:39pm
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today the settlement of a disability discrimination lawsuit against Merritt Hospitality, LLC and HEI Hotels and Resorts, LLC, which have agreed to pay $125,000 and provide other injuncti......
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Murex Petroleum Corp. to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Lawsuit

Post Date: Wednesday - November 21, 2018 - 10:35am
A Texas-based oil and gas company operating in Tioga, N.D., will pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a racial harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC’s......
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EEOC Statement on Joint Memorandum on Disability Self-Identification

Post Date: Tuesday - November 20, 2018 - 5:11pm
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is pleased to announce the release of a joint memorandum with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to all federal Chief Human Capital Officers....
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Alameda In-Home Senior Care Provider Settles EEOC Harassment Case

Post Date: Monday - November 19, 2018 - 4:14pm
Senior care provider R. MacArthur Corp. (RMC) will pay $340,000 in damages for five former employees and its successor, San Oak Caring Hands LLC, will implement measures to prevent future harassment to settle a racial and sexual harassment lawsuit, the......
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EEOC Issues FY 2018 Performance Report

Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 3:55pm
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 deta......
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Exide Technologies Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 11:22am
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 medi......
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EEOC Sues Kansas City Wedding Venue for Retaliation Against Black Employee

Post Date: Friday - November 9, 2018 - 8:59am
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 Opportuni......
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EEOC Ramps up Outreach and Enforcement in FY 2018 to Address Workplace Discrimination

Post Date: Friday - November 9, 2018 - 8:59am
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 Trainin......
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EEOC Sues Lancaster’s BBQ & Wings for Racial Harassment And Constructive Discharge

Post Date: Wednesday - November 7, 2018 - 12:59pm
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 re......
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EEOC Sues Lancaster’s BBG& Wings for Racial Harassment And Constructive Discharge

Post Date: Wednesday - November 7, 2018 - 12:59pm
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 re......
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GB Flowood Operations to Pay $25,000 To Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Post Date: Wednesday - November 7, 2018 - 7:21am
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 Opportuni......
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