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American Airlines and Envoy Air to Pay $9.8 Million to Settle EEOC Disability Suit

Airlines’ Policies Discriminated Against Disabled Employees, Federal Agency Charges PHOENIX – American Airlines and Envoy Air will pay $9.8 million in stock, which is worth over $14 million if cashed in today, and provide other significant relief to settle a […]

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Dash Dream Plant to Pay $110,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Lawsuit

Don’t Get Pregnant or You’re Fired, Orchid Grower Told Employees, Federal Agency Charged FRESNO, Calif. – A Merced County orchid grower will pay $110,000 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment […]

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Strataforce Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Company Required Applicants to Complete an Unlawful Pre-Offer Health Questionnaire, Federal Agency Charged INDIANAPOLIS — Strataforce, a staffing firm with offices in California, Indiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina, agreed to resolve a lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity […]

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Spec Formliners To Pay $105,000 To Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

Female Sales Representative Was Paid Less Than Her Male Coworker, Federal Agency Charged LOS ANGELES – Spec Formliners, Inc., a Santa Ana, Calif.-based business, will pay $105,000 and provide other relief to settle an equal pay lawsuit filed by the […]

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Federal Court Enters Judgment in Favor Of EEOC In Suit Charging Equal Pay Act Violation By Pizza Restaurant

Pizza Studio Violated Federal Law by Offering Woman Less Pay Than a Man and Withdrawing Job Offer When She Complained ST. LOUIS – A federal district judge in Kansas entered judgment today in favor the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

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Community Pharmacy to Pay $60,000 To Settle Equal Pay Discrimination Suit

San Diego Pharmacy Chain Paid Female Pharmacy Tech Less Than a Male Tech and Fired Her for Complaining, Federal Agency Charges SAN DIEGO – CJMBS Pharmacies, Inc., dba Community Pharmacy, a pharmacy chain in north San Diego County, will pay […]

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Peninsula Packaging Voluntarily Settles EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Charge for $45,000

Company Placed Pregnant Employee on Involuntary Leave, Federal Agency Charges FRESNO, Calif. – Exeter, Calif.-based Peninsula Packaging will pay $45,000 and provide other relief to settle a charge of pregnancy discrimination filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), […]

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EEOC Dramatically Reduces Charge Inventory

Focus on New Strategies and Technology Lead to Lowest Inventory Level in 10 years WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made significant progress in managing the pending inventory of charges in fiscal year 2017. EEOC offices deployed […]

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EEOC Sues Aqua America for Racial Harassment and Retaliation

Water Company Fired Foreman Because He Complained About Racial Slurs, Federal Agency Charges PHILADELPHIA – Aqua America, Inc., doing business as, Aqua Resources Inc., a Pennsylvania-based water company, violated federal law by subjecting black employees to a racially hostile work […]

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EEOC Sues Anchor Staffing For Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

After Employee Complained About Sex Harassment, Staffing Company Ended Her Assignment and Denied Her Future Assignments, Federal Agency Charges CHICAGO – Anchor Staffing, a Chicago-based staffing agency, violated an employee’s federal civil rights when it failed to respond adequately to […]

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