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Taylor Shellfish to Pay $160,000 To Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Suit

Black Mechanic Forced to Quit After Enduring Slurs, Stereotypes and Retaliation, Says Federal Agency SEATTLE – The largest producer of farmed shellfish in the United States, Taylor Shellfish, will pay $160,000 and implement other relief to settle a federal lawsuit […]

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EEOC Sues Cutter Mazda of Honolulu for Disability Discrimination

Applicant Denied Position Due to Hearing Impairment, Says Federal Agency HONOLULU, Hawaii – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the filing of a lawsuit against Cutter Mazda of Honolulu alleging discrimination against a job applicant due to […]

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EEOC Sues Verona Resort & Spa For Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination

Company Failed to Accommodate and Fired Employee Because of Pregnancy-Related Condition, Federal Agency Charges TAMUNING, Guam – Verona Resort & Spa., a hotel resort and spa in Tamuning, violated federal law when it discharged a pregnant employee with a disability […]

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EEOC Sues Wesley Health System / Merit Health Wesley For Disability Discrimination

Company Refused to Accommodate and Fired Employee Because of Arm/Shoulder Injury, Federal Agency Charges BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Wesley Health System, LLC, dba Merit Health Wesley, a general medical and surgical hospital located in Hattiesburg, Miss., violated federal law when it […]

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Dollar General Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

Portal, Ga., Store Manager Refused to Interview Applicant After Seeing Her Arm in a Sling, Federal Agency Charges ATLANTA – The owner-operator of a Georgia Dollar General store violated federal law by discriminating against a job applicant because of her […]

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EEOC Sues MVM, Inc. for Racial Harassment, Religious Discrimination and Retaliation

Security Firm Forced Out Guard for Complaining About Racial Insults, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – MVM Inc., an Ashburn, Va.-based diversified security services firm, violated federal law when it stopped accommodating a security guard’s religious beliefs and disciplined him in […]

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Champion Fiberglass Sued by EEOC for Systemic Race and National Origin Discrimination

Federal Agency Charges Local Company Engaged in Practices That Unlawfully Discriminated Against Non-Hispanic Applicants HOUSTON – Champion Fiberglass, Inc., a Houston-area manufacturing company, violated federal anti-discrimination laws by engaging in systemic discrimination against non-Hispanic applicants, according to a lawsuit filed […]

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Tim Horton’s In Romulus Sued By EEOC for Failure To Provide Religious Accommodation

Employee Not Permitted to Wear Skirt Instead of Pants, Federal Agency Charges DETROIT – Sleneem Enterprises, LLC, a franchise operator of Tim Horton’s CafĂ© and Bake Shop in Romulus, Mich., violated federal law by refusing to permit an employee to […]

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The Hershey Company Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Company Refused to Adjust Work Breaks for Three-Year Employee With Back Impairment, Federal Agency Charges SEATTLE – Global candy manufacturer The Hershey Company violated federal law when it refused to accommodate an employee with a disability and chose instead to […]

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EEOC Sues Advanced Home Care For Disability Discrimination

Call Center Violated Federal Law by Refusing Accommodation for Employee With Asthma and COPD and Then Firing Her, Federal Agency Charges CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Advanced Home Care, Inc., a North Carolina nonprofit corporation which operates a call support center in […]

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