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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEOC And Justice Department Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Prevent and Address Harassment of Employees in State and Local Governments

Post Date: Friday - December 21, 2018 - 5:13pm
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to prevent and address workplace harassment in state and local government. The EEOC and t......
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EEOC Wins Jury Verdict Against Favorite Farms for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Post Date: Friday - December 21, 2018 - 11:25am
A federal jury rendered a verdict on Dec. 19, 2018 awarding $850,000 in compensatory and punitive damages to a female farmworker at Favorite Farms in Dover, Fla., who was raped by her supervisor and reported it to police and management that same day, t......
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Louisiana Credit Union to Pay $110,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit Charging Retaliation

Post Date: Wednesday - December 19, 2018 - 5:18pm
A Louisiana credit union has agreed to pay a former branch manager $110,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today....
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Wilmington Trust Corporation to Pay $700,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Post Date: Wednesday - December 19, 2018 - 5:16pm
Wilmington Trust Corporation, a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of M&T Bank Corporation, which is based in Buffalo, N.Y., has agreed to pay $700,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.......
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Maritime Autowash Will Pay $300,000 in EEOC Race and National Origin Discrimination Case

Post Date: Wednesday - December 19, 2018 - 3:33pm
Maritime Autowash (later known as Phase 2 Invest­ments, Inc.) will pay $300,000 in monetary relief and furnish equitable relief to settle a federal race and national origin dis­crimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity ......
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Rocco’s Pub to Pay $15,500 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Post Date: Tuesday - December 18, 2018 - 10:35am
Rocco’s Pub, a Jasper, Ga., restaurant and bar operated by Ciorrocco’s, Inc., will pay $15,500 to settle a pregnancy discrimination charge brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today....
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Harborview Senior Care Properties to Pay $21,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Suit

Post Date: Monday - December 17, 2018 - 4:33pm
Senior Care Properties, Inc., doing business as Harborview Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, will pay $21,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),......
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EEOC Holds Data Dialogue Sessions with Agency Stakeholders

Post Date: Friday - December 14, 2018 - 5:14pm
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a series of “Data Dialogues” this week to introduce stakeholders to the agency’s new Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA). Advocacy groups, employer representatives, academics, and......
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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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