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IXL Learning Sued by EEOC for Retaliation

Employee Fired for Posting About Discrimination on Glassdoor.com, Federal Agency Charges SAN FRANCISCO – Educational technology company IXL Learning Inc. violated federal law when it retaliated against an employee for accusing the company of discriminatory practices on Glassdoor.com, the U.S. […]

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EEOC Announces Featured Speakers at Annual EXCEL Conference on Employment Discrimination Law

AARP CEO and EEOC Acting Chair to Discuss Persistent Problem of Age Bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that several nationally known authorities on equal employment opportunity law and policy will speak at the […]

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Glaser Organic Farms Settles EEOC Suit for National Origin and Color Harassment and Retaliation

Kitchen Workers Compensated for the National Origin and Color Discrimination by Management MIAMI – Glaser Organic Farms, a Redlands-based retail farm owned and operated by Stanley Glaser, will pay two female kitchen workers $15,000 and implement important injunctive relief to […]

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Downhole Technology to Pay $120,000 To Settle EEOC Suit for Race-Based Harassment and Retaliation

Fracking Company Fired Black Employee After He Complained That Coworkers Used a White Hood to Harass Him, Federal Agency Charged HOUSTON -A Houston manufacturer of equipment used in hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) has agreed to pay a former employee $120,000 and […]

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Decostar Industries Sued By EEOC For Religious Discrimination

Carrollton Auto Parts Manufacturer Fired Employee Over Sabbath Request, Federal Agency Charged ATLANTA – Decostar Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of automotive parts based in Carrollton, Ga., violated federal law by discriminating against an employee because of her religion, […]

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Carolina Creek to Pay $70,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Suit

Christian Camp Demoted Employee Because of Her Pregnancy and a Related Complication, Then Fired Her for Complaining, Federal Agency Charged HOUSTON – Carolina Creek Christian Camp, Inc., a Huntsville, Texas-area business offering summer camping and retreats, will pay $70,000 and […]

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EEOC Sues Ruby Tuesday For Age Discrimination

Boca Raton Restaurant Refuses to Hire a Qualified Applicant Because It Wanted to ‘Maximize Longevity,’ Federal Agency Charges FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Ruby Tuesday, Inc., a national casual dining restaurant chain, violated federal law by refusing to hire a qualified […]

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EEOC Sues XPO Last Mile for Religious Discrimination

EEOC Sues XPO Last Mile for Religious Discrimination Logistics Company Rescinded Job Offer to Jewish Employee Who Could Not Work on Rosh Hashanah, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – XPO Last Mile, Inc., a logistics company that specializes in the delivery […]

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Automation Personnel Services to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit for Sex Discrimination

Federal Agency Charged Staffing Agency With Refusing to Hire Women BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Automation Personnel Services, Inc., a Pelham, Ala.-based staffing agency, will pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal […]

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Education Company to Pay $57,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Suit

Special Education Associates Rescinded Job Offer to Applicant When She Refused to ‘Party’ With CEO, Federal Agency Charged NEW YORK – Special Education Associates, Inc., which provides educational services to students with developmental and learning disabilities in New York City, […]

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