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Chipotle Mexican Grill Sued by EEOC For Sexual Harassment, Retaliation

Female GM Propositioned and Groped Young Male Employee, Federal Agency Charges SAN JOSE, Calif. – Fast-food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill violated federal law by allowing a restaurant manager to sexually harass her subordinate and retaliating against him after he reported […]

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EEOC Sues Wynn Las Vegas for Disability Discrimination

Employee with Ovarian Cancer Denied Leave and Fired, Federal Agency Charged LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against the Wynn Las Vegas hotel/casino for violating federal law when it denied medical leave […]

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GNT Foods Sued By EEOC For Racial Harassment and Retaliation

African-American Employees Subjected Daily to Racial Epithets and Fired for Complaining and Taking Part in EEOC Investigation, Federal Agency Charged ATLANTA – G.N.T, Inc., doing business as GNT Foods, a grocery store located in East Point, Ga., violated federal law […]

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River Region Medical Center to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Vicksburg Health Care Provider Fired 36-Year Employee Over Shoulder Surgery Recovery Issues, Federal Agency Charged BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Vicksburg Healthcare, LLC, dba River Region Medical Center, which provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services in Vicksburg, Miss., and surrounding […]

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EEOC Sues LA Louisanne Restaurant for Pregnancy Discrimination

Restaurant Engaged in a Practice of Removing Pregnant Female Servers, Federal Agency Charges LOS ANGELES – LA Louisanne, Inc., a Los Angeles restaurant and jazz night club, violated federal law when it discharged an employee because of her pregnancy, the […]

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JL Schwieters Construction to Pay $125,000 To Settle EEOC Race Harassment Lawsuit

Company Subjected Black Employees to Noose, Threats and Racial Slurs, Federal Agency Charged MINNEAPOLIS – A Hugo, Minn., construction company will pay $125,000 to settle a racial harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal […]

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EEOC Sues Golden Corral for Disability, Sexual Harassment and Discharge

Restaurant Violated Federal Law by Permitting a Hostile Work Environment and Forcing an Autistic Employee to Quit to Escape Harassment, Federal Agency Charges CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jax, LLC, which operates a Golden Corral restaurant in Matthews, N.C., discriminated against an […]

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EEOC Sues Maritime Autowash for Race And national Origin Discrimination and Retaliation

Car Wash Subjected Hispanic Workers to ‘Separate and Unequal’ Wages and Working Conditions, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Maritime Autowash, Inc. violated federal law when it subjected a class of workers to a hostile work environment and disparate treatment based […]

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EEOC Sues Blood Bank of Hawaii For Disability Discrimination

Employees With Disabilities Fired for Needing Additional Leave, Federal Agency Charges HONOLULU, Hawaii – Blood Bank of Hawaii violated federal law when it refused to provide reasonable accommodations for and then fired employees who required additional leave time for their […]

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Denton County Sued by EEOC For Discrimination Under the Equal Pay Act

Female Primary Care Clinician Paid Less Than Male Physicians for the Same Work, Federal Agency Charges DALLAS – Denton County, Texas violated the Equal Pay Act by paying lesser wages to a female clinician than it paid to a male […]

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