Scharfenberger Law Blog

EEOC Sues Pizza Studio Restaurant Owner for Violating Equal Pay Act

Company Offered Female New Hire Less Than a Male and Fired Both After She Complained, Federal Agency Says ST. LOUIS – A Delaware company that until recently operated a Pizza Studio restaurant in Kansas City, Kan., and still owns other […]

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EEOC Sues Keer America Corporation for Age Discrimination

Experienced Sales Leader Fired After Company Learned His Age, Federal Agency Charges GREENVILLE, S.C. – A 47-year-old sales leader with experience in the textile industry was unlawfully fired by Indian Land, S.C., textile manufacturer Keer America Corporation because of his […]

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EEOC Sues Estée Lauder for Sex Discrimination

Cosmetics Giant Gave Men Lesser Paid Parental Leave and Related Benefits, Federal Agency Says PHILADELPHIA – Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products, violated federal law […]

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EEOC Sues Illinois Action for Children for Disability Discrimination

Employer Fired Employee with Cancer Instead of Granting Request for Medical Leave, Federal Agency Charges CHICAGO – Illinois Action for Children fired an employee who was on leave receiving treatment for breast cancer rather than granting her request for additional […]

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Private Prison GEO Group to Pay $60,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment And Retaliation Lawsuit

Female Correctional Officer Sexually Harassed and Retaliated Against, Federal Agency Charged PHOENIX, Ariz. – The GEO Group, Inc., operator of the Central Arizona Correctional Facility (CACF) in Florence, Ariz., will pay $60,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual […]

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KB Staffing Settles Disability Discrimination Suit

Company Agreed to Change its Practices and Compensate Victims of Policy Requiring Unlawful Pre-Offer Health Questionnaire TAMPA, Fla. – KB Staffing LLC, a staffing firm servicing central Florida, will create a class damages fund and furnish other relief to settle […]

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EEOC Sues Tarr And Zenith For Pregnancy Discrimination

Company Fired Female Employee After Learning She Was Pregnant, Federal Agency Charges SAN DIEGO – Tarr, Inc. and Zenith, LLC, a San Diego-based company that sells dietary supplements, violated federal law when it fired an employee within days of learning […]

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Lincoln Cemetery Sued by EEOC for Retaliation

Company Terminated a 31-Year Veteran Employee After She Participated in a Discrimination Investigation, Federal Agency Charges ATLANTA – Lincoln Cemetery, Inc., an Atlanta corporation specializing in interment arrangements, violated federal law when it fired an employee because she participated in […]

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EEOC Sues Silverado for Pregnancy Discrimination

Residential Care Provider Refused to Keep Pregnant Worker on the Job Working Light Duty and Instead Fired Her, Federal Agency Charges MILWAUKEE – Residential care provider Silverado violated federal law when it fired an employee rather than accommodate her pregnancy-related […]

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Horizontal Well Drillers Sued by EEOC For Age And Disability Discrimination In Hiring

Oklahoma Oil Drilling Company Also Made Unlawful Inquiries Into Applicants’ Past Workers’ Compensation Claims and Committed Other Violations, Federal Agency Charges ST. LOUIS – Horizontal Well Drillers (HWD), an oil and gas drilling company with its corporate offices in Purcell, […]

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