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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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in Milton, Ga., that manufactures, distributes and sells stored energy components, violated federal law when it rescinded its job offer to an applicant after it learned that he suffered from a medi......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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Whole Foods Market to Pay $65,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Suit

Post Date: Monday - November 5, 2018 - 10:21am
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 (E......
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Court Reaffirms Imposition of Order Preventing UPS Freight from Paying Disabled Drivers Less

Post Date: Friday - November 2, 2018 - 9:46am
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 not appropriate an......
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Logic Staffing Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Post Date: Thursday - November 1, 2018 - 2:29pm
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

Post Date: Thursday - November 1, 2018 - 1:17pm
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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Holistic Approach Needed to Change Workplace Culture To Prevent Harassment, Experts Tell EEOC

Post Date: Wednesday - October 31, 2018 - 12:30pm
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Applebee’s Franchisee to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

Post Date: Wednesday - October 31, 2018 - 6:48am
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 Employm......
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MPW Industrial Services to Pay $170,000 To Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Post Date: Thursday - October 25, 2018 - 12:32pm
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

Post Date: Wednesday - October 24, 2018 - 3:16pm
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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