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El Chaparro to Pay $20,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Owner Abused Four Servers at Greensboro Tex-Mex Restaurant, Federal Agency Charges ATLANTA – El Chaparro, Inc., a Tex-Mex restaurant in Covington, Ga., will pay $20,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), […]

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EEOC Sues It Staffing Company Diverse Lynx For Age Discrimination

Princeton Company Refused to Refer Older Applicant for Job Because ‘Age Will Matter,’ Federal Agency Charges NEWARK, N.J. – Diverse Lynx, a Princeton, N.J.-based IT staffing firm, violated federal law when it failed to refer a job applicant because of […]

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EEOC Sues Asurion for Disability Discrimination

Federal Agency Charges That Customer Service Provider Refused to Hire Applicant Because She Is Paraplegic JACKSON, Miss. – Asurion, LLC, a customer service support provider for electronic devices, violated federal law by refusing to hire an applicant at its former […]

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EEOC Sues Applebee’s Grill and Bar for Sexual Harassment

Assistant Manager at North Myrtle Beach Location Subjected Two Sisters to Sexual Comments and Touching, Federal Agency Charges FLORENCE, S.C. – Green Apple, LLC, dba Applebee’s Grill and Bar, violated federal law when it subjected two female employees, sisters, to […]

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EEOC Sues Impressions Incorporated for Disability Discrimination

Federal Agency Says St. Paul Company Fired Employee for Depression Despite His Submitting to Unlawfully Mandated Examination MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Impressions, Incorporated, a St. Paul-based design, printing and packaging company, violated federal law by requiring unlawful medical exams and then […]

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Medstar Harbor Hospital Will Pay $179,576 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Hospital Refused to Grant Therapist Reasonable Accommodation then Terminated Him, Federal Agency Said BALTIMORE – Harbor Hospital Inc., trading as MedStar Harbor Hospital, will pay $179,576 and furnish other relief to resolve a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the […]

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Hiatt & Mason Enterprises to Pay $35,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Lawsuit

Black Employee Subjected to Racial Epithets Almost Daily, Federal Agency Charged MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – Hiatt & Mason Enterprises, Inc., a structural steel erection services company, has agreed to pay $35,000 and provide other relief to settle a racial harassment […]

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EEOC and Flying Star Transport Settle ADA Claims for $65,000

Federal Agency Steers Hiring Case of Driver With Amputation to Early Resolution AMARILLO, Texas – An Amarillo, Texas-based fuel transport company has agreed to pay $65,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. […]

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Decostar Industries Sued By EEOC For Religious Discrimination

Carrollton Auto Parts Manufacturer Fired Employee Over Sabbath Request, Federal Agency Charged ATLANTA – Decostar Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of automotive parts based in Carrollton, Ga., violated federal law by discriminating against an employee because of her religion, […]

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Downhole Technology to Pay $120,000 To Settle EEOC Suit for Race-Based Harassment and Retaliation

Fracking Company Fired Black Employee After He Complained That Coworkers Used a White Hood to Harass Him, Federal Agency Charged HOUSTON -A Houston manufacturer of equipment used in hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) has agreed to pay a former employee $120,000 and […]

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