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EEOC Sues Home Depot For Disability Discrimination

Peru, Ill., Store Fired Employee Because of Her Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Fibromyalgia in Violation of ADA, Federal Agency Charges CHICAGO – Home Depot failed to accommodate and then fired an employee who had a disability-related emergency at its Peru, […]

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Scharfenberger Law Offices defends Rick Pitino against UL

In a defiant statement, ousted University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino’s lawyers said late Wednesday that the facts will “inevitably exonerate him” and that the rush to judge him was “regrettable.” Attorney Steve Pence said the university gave him […]

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Whole Foods Market Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Grocery Store Fired Employee for Missing Work Due to Kidney Impairment, Federal Agency Charges RALEIGH, N.C. – “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store,” Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. dba Whole Foods Market, headquartered in Austin, Texas, denied a reasonable accommodation to a […]

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R Wings R Wild / Buffalo Wild Wings Sued By EEOC For Sex Discrimination

Company Refused to Hire Male Applicants for Bartender Positions Because of Sex, Agency Charges LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – R Wings R Wild, LLC, dba Buffalo Wild Wings in Little Rock, Ark., violated federal law when it refused to hire a […]

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EEOC Sues Publix Super Markets For Religious Discrimination

Company Refused to Provide a Reasonable Accommodation for Rastafarian Employee’s Dreadlocks, Federal Agency Charges NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Florida-based grocer Publix Super Markets, Inc. violated federal law by refusing to accommodate an employee with dreadlocks he wore in accordance with his […]

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Wencor Group Sued By EEOC for Pregnancy Discrimination

Aviation Products Manufacturer Violated Federal Law by Firing Expectant Mother, Federal Agency Charges ATLANTA – Wencor Group, LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of aviation parts based in Peachtree City, Ga., violated federal law when it discharged a pregnant employee rather […]

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EEOC Sues Driven Fence for Race Harassment

Melrose Park Company Created a Hostile Work Environment, Including a Noose Display, Federal Agency Charges CHICAGO – Driven Fence, a Melrose Park fence installation company, created a hostile work environment consisting of racial epithets and the hanging of a noose, […]

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EEOC Sues IHOP Chain for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Chain of Franchises Subjected Employees to Sexual Harassment and Retaliation, Federal Agency Charges LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Several franchisees of the popular IHOP restaurant chain in Nevada and New York violated federal law when they failed to prevent and correct […]

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EEOC Sues Rosebud Restaurants for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Server Was Sexually Harassed and Fired After Complaining About Harassment and Racial Slurs Against African-Americans, Federal Agency Alleges CHICAGO – Chicago company Rosebud Restaurants violated federal civil rights laws by subjecting a server to sexual harassment and then firing her […]

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EEOC Sues City Sports for Race And National Origin Discrimination

Sports Fashion Chain Refused to Hire or Promote African-Americans and Hispanics Into Management Positions and Harassed Black Employees, Federal Agency Charges CHICAGO – City Sports, a chain of sports fashion stores with over 20 locations in Chicago and the surrounding […]

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