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Sealy of Minnesota to Pay $175,000 to Resolve EEOC Finding of Unlawful Racial Harassment

Senior Management Failed to Take Action on Complaints Involving Noose, KKK Hood, Racist Epithets and Jokes at Work, Federal Agency Charged MINNEAPOLIS – Sealy of Minnesota has agreed to pay $175,000 to resolve a charge of racial harassment filed with […]

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American Dental Association to Pay $1.95 Million to Resolve EEOC Discrimination Finding

Federal Agency Found Reasonable Cause to Believe Two Association Execs Were Discharged in Retaliation for Voicing Concerns About Potential Discrimination CHICAGO – The American Dental Association, which is headquartered in Chicago, has agreed to pay $1.95 million to resolve two […]

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IDEX Corporation to Pay $380,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Illinois-Based Global Company Fired Regional Manager in Florida Because of His Cancer, Federal Agency Charged MIAMI – IDEX Corporation, a Lake Forest, Ill.-based manufacturer and supplier of fluidics systems with locations nationwide, will pay $380,000 and furnish significant relief to […]

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EEOC Sues Bornt & Sons and Barraza Farm Service For Sexual Harassment

Holtville Company’s Farm Manager Sexually Bullied Female Farmworkers and Fired Workers Who Complained of Widespread Abuse, Federal Agency Charges SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Bornt & Sons, Inc. and its former farm labor contractor Barraza Farm Service, LLC and Barraza Farm […]

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EEOC Sues SLS Hotel in Miami Beach For Discriminatory Firing Of Black Haitian Kitchen Workers

Terminations Were Based on Race, Color and National Origin, Federal Agency Charged MIAMI – The SLS Hotel in Miami Beach’s South Beach violated federal law by firing black Haitian dishwashers because of their race, color and national origin, the U.S. […]

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U.S. Steel Subsidiary to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

Houston Company Revoked Job Offer to Nazirite Applicant Whose Religion Forbids Cutting Hair From Scalp, Federal Agency Charged HOUSTON – A Houston manufacturing facility has agreed to pay $150,000 and to provide other significant relief to settle a religious discrimination […]

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ABL Management to Pay $35,000 to Settle Retaliation Lawsuit with EEOC

Company Fired Panama City Employee After He Reported Male Supervisor Sexually Harassed Him, Federal Agency Charged BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – ABL Management, Inc., a Baton Rouge, La.-based food management company, will pay $35,000 and furnish other relief to settle a retaliatory […]

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Desco Industries Will Pay $45,000 to Settle EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit

Manufacturer Terminated Employee for Complaining About Race Discrimination, Federal Agency Charged CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Desco Industries, Inc., a California corporation doing business in Sanford, N.C., will pay $45,000 to settle a workplace retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment […]

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Country Fresh to Pay $84,750 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Suit

Milk Manufacturer Denied Promotions to a Woman Because of Sex, Federal Agency Charged DETROIT – Country Fresh, LLC, a milk manufacturer which operates in Livonia, Mich., a suburb of Detroit, will pay $84,750 to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed […]

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Wisconsin Employer Resolves EEOC Case Involving Wellness Program and Retaliation

Orion Energy Systems to Pay $100,000 and Undergo Training MINNEAPOLIS — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has resolved its suit against Orion Energy Systems, a Manitowoc, Wis., lighting company, challenging a wellness program under […]

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