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

Heritage Bank Violated Federal Law by Paying a Woman Less Than a Man, Federal Agency Alleged ST. LOUIS – A Nebraska bank will pay $30,598 to a woman whom it unlawfully paid less than a man, pursuant to a federal […]

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EEOC Sues Siskind Group for Pregnancy Discrimination

New York Apparel Company Fired Employee Rather Than Allow Her to Return to Work After Childbirth, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – Manhattan-based apparel company R. Siskind & Company, doing business as Siskind Group, violated federal law when it fired […]

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EEOC Sues Amy’s Country Candles for Retaliation

Assistant Manager of Gonzales Store Fired for Protesting Sexual Harassment, Federal Agency Charges NEW ORLEANS – Amy’s Country Candles L.L.C., a Harvey, La.-based manufacturer and purveyor of scented candles, violated federal law by firing an employee for complaining about sexual […]

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Nevada Health Centers Settles EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Health Care Provider Discharged Male Employee Because of His Gender, Federal Agency Charged LAS VEGAS – Nevada Health Centers will pay $35,000 and provide other relief to resolve a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission […]

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M&T Bank Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination at Hudson City Savings Bank

Predecessor Bank Refused to Accommodate Bank Branch Employees’ Disabilities and Put Them on Involuntary Leave, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit today against Buffalo, N.Y.-based M&T Bank, charging the company with […]

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EEOC Sues Time Warner Cable & Charter Communications for Firing an Employee With a Disability

Company Failed to Accommodate Employee and Terminated Her Within Days of Learning of Her Medical Diagnosis, Federal Agency Charges LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Equal Employ­ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit today charging that Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications, […]

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EEOC Sues Diversified Maintenance Systems for Race Discrimination and Retaliation

Tampa-Based Janitorial Service Provider Rejected African-Americans for Jobs and Punished Black Employee for Opposing Discrimination, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Janitorial Service Provider Diversified Maintenance Systems, LLC violated federal law when it refused to hire a class of African-American candidates […]

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Sensient To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Dried Food Producer Violated Federal Law by Denying Accommodations and Discharging Employees with Disabilities, Federal Agency Charged FRESNO, Calif. – Sensient Natural Ingredients LLC, a division of Sensient Technologies, has agreed to pay up to $800,000 ($600,000 to go to […]

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EEOC Sues Gold, Inc. / Sammy’s Gentlemen’s Club For Sex Discrimination

Company Refused to Hire Male Job Applicant Because of His Sex and Failed to Maintain Required Records of Job Applications, Federal Agency Charges BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gold, Inc., d/b/a Sammy’s Gentlemen’s Club, a gentlemen’s club in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., […]

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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 of items such as office furniture, home furnishings […]

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