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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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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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Age Discrimination and Outdated Views Of Older Workers Persist, Experts Tell Commission

In 50th Anniversary of ADEA, Impact of Age Discrimination Felt Across Nation’s Economy WASHINGTON – Persistent age discrimination and stereotypes about older workers continue to channel older workers out of the workforce, limiting further economic growth, experts told the U.S. […]

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Antonella’s Restaurant & Pizzeria to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Suit

Dutchess Co. Pizzerias Subjected Hispanic Employees to a Hostile Work Environment Because of Their National Origin, Federal Agency Charged NEW YORK – A small group of pizzeria restaurants based in Wappinger Falls and Fishkill in Dutchess County, N.Y., will pay […]

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EEOC Holds Conversation With Society of Human Resource Management Foundation VP Tina Sung

AARP CEO Also Conducts Age Bias Dialogue With EEOC Acting Chair Victoria A. Lipnic WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that Tina Sung from the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation (SHRM) will join with […]

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Stemilt Growers and Ag Services Sued By EEOC For Sexual Harassment, Retaliation

Federal Agency Alleges Latina Tractor Driver Demoted After Refusing Supervisor’s Sexual Advances SEATTLE -The largest grower of organic tree fruit in the United States, Stemilt Growers, and its integrated business, Stemilt Ag Services, violated federal law by subjecting a Latina […]

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City Colleges of Chicago Will Pay $60,000 To Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

College Refused to Hire Adjunct Professor for Full-Time Position Because of Her Age, Federal Agency Charged CHICAGO – City Colleges of Chicago will pay $60,000 to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC), the […]

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HospitalityStaff To Pay $30,000 To Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Staffing Company Refused to Accommodate Rastafarian Employee’s Dreadlocks, Federal Agency Charged ORLANDO, Fla. – An Orlando staffing company dedicated to Central Florida’s massive hospitality industry will pay $30,000 and implement a company-wide accommodation policy to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit […]

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EEOC Sues Atlas Resource Partners for Age Bias

Experienced Production Foreman Fired Because of His Age, Federal Agency Charges DALLAS – A 52-year old production foreman with years of industry experience was pushed out of his job at the hands of a new superintendent for Fort Worth-based Atlas […]

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EEOC Sues Heritage Bank For Paying Women Less Than Men

Nebraska Bank Violated Equal Pay Act, Federal Agency Charges ST. LOUIS — A Nebraska bank violated federal law by paying women and men unequally for jobs with the same required skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions, the U.S. Equal Employment […]

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