Scharfenberger Law Blog

EEOC Sues Apple Metro Restaurant Chain for Sex Discrimination & Retaliation

Employee Was Harassed at Hawthorne Applebee’s Because of Her Gender Identity And Fired for Objecting, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – Apple Metro, Inc., which operates several dozen Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill restaurants in the New York City area, […]

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Scottsdale Car Dealership to Pay $45,000 To Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Bell Lexus and The Berge Group Refused to Hire Woman Because of a Prescription Drug She Took for Her Disability, Federal Agency Charged PHOENIX – Two Scottsdale, Ariz., companies will pay $45,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability […]

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EEOC Files Suit against Big Lots Stores for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

Retailer Condoned Disability Harassment at West Virginia Store, Punished Employee for Association With Co-Worker, Federal Agency Charges ELKINS, W.V. – National retailer Big Lots Stores, Inc. violated federal law by condoning disability harassment and punishing an employee without disabilities for […]

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Prince George’s To Pay $145,402 And Increase Female Engineer’s Salary To Settle EEOC Pay Bias Suit

Court Ruled County Violated the Equal Pay Act, Federal Agency Says BALTIMORE – Prince George’s County, Md., will pay $145,402 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal pay discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced […]

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EEOC Awarded $118,483 Judgment against Receivable Management for Pregnancy Discrimination

Hackensack Firm Rescinded a Promotion After Learning That Worker Was Pregnant, Federal Agency Charged NEWARK, N.J. – A federal judge has entered a default judgment of $118,483 against a Hackensack debt collection firm in a pregnancy discrimination case brought by […]

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UPCO Will Pay $106,000 For Disability Discrimination

Company’s Improper Use of Pre-Employment Medical Exam Screened Out Qualified Employee, Federal Agency Charged ST. LOUIS – A Claremore, Okla.-based manufacturer of sucker rods and accessories for the oil and gas industry will pay $106,000 and furnish other relief to […]

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EEOC Sues Favorite Farms for Sexual Harassment, Including Rape, And Retaliation

Farmworker Sexually Assaulted and Retaliated Against for Reporting the Conduct, Federal Agency Charges in Lawsuit TAMPA, Fla. – Favorite Farms, Inc., a farming business growing a variety of produce in Dover, Fla., violated federal law by subjecting a female farmworker […]

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Local 100 Of United Labor Unions Sued By EEOC For Race Discrimination

Two Black Organizers Fired for Not Meeting Recruitment Goal While White Organizer Remained on the Job, Federal Agency Charged HOUSTON – A Texas union engaged in organizing school employees violated federal law when it fired two African-American organizers because of […]

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Wisconsin Plastics to Pay $475,000 To Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

Workers Fired for Lacking English Skills They Did Not Need, Federal Agency Charged GREEN BAY, Wis. – Wisconsin Plastics, Inc. of Green Bay, Wis., a metal and plastic products manufacturer, will pay $475,000 and provide other relief to settle a […]

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Rosebud Restaurants to Pay $1.9 Million to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Suit

Federal Agency Alleged Italian Restaurant Group Refused to Hire African-American Applicants CHICAGO — Rosebud Restaurants, Inc. will pay $1.9 million and furnish other relief to settle a class race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC), the […]

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