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Chick-Fil-A Franchisee at Concord Commons to Pay $10,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Restaurant Refused to Hire Pregnant Applicant, Federal Agency Charged CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Concord, N.C. Chick-fil-A franchise restaurant has agreed to pay $10,000 and provide substantial injunctive relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment […]

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Retailer Fred Meyer Settles Second EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Federal Agency Obtains Nearly Half Million for Abused Oak Grove Female Employees PORTLAND, Ore. – National grocery chain Fred Meyer will pay $487,500 to seven workers employed at its Oak Grove, Ore., store and provide other relief to settle a […]

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Four Hawaii Farms to Pay $2.4 Million to Thai Workers to Settle EEOC National Origin and Retaliation Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

Additional Relief in the Form of Job Offers and Other Benefits Will Be Offered to Vulnerable Thai Laborers, Says Federal Agency LOS ANGELES – Three years after filing suit against farm labor contractor Global Horizons and six farms in Hawaii, […]

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EEOC Sues Orion Energy for Disability Discrimination

Manitowoc Company Fired Employee Because He Needs a Wheelchair, Federal Agency Charges MILWAUKEE – Manitowoc, Wis.-based Orion Energy Systems, Inc. violated federal law by firing an employee because of his disability, a mobility impairment, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) […]

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Lifecare Medical Services to Pay $72,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

Employee With MS Denied Accommodation and Fired, Federal Agency Charged CLEVELAND – Lifecare Medical Services, Inc., an Ohio medical transportation services company, will pay $72,500 and provide other relief in order to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the […]

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Basta Pasta to Pay $200,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Restaurant Owner Subjected Female Employees, Including at Least One Teen, to Severe Abuse and Fired a Manager Who Opposed the Misconduct, Federal Agency Charged BALTIMORE – SPOA, LLC and Marathos, LLC, which run the Italian restaurants Basta Pasta in Fallston […]

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Robert D. Rose Appointed Regional Attorney of EEOC’s New York District Office

WASHINGTON – Robert D. Rose, a veteran attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), has been appointed regional attorney of the agency’s New York District, which includes offices in New York, Boston, Buffalo and Newark, the agency announced […]

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EEOC Disability Suit Against Cleaning Authority of Plainfield to Proceed

Court Rejects Bid to Dismiss Disability Harassment Claim CHICAGO – A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss a claim of disability harassment against Mont Brook, Inc., doing business as The Cleaning Authority of Plainfield, the U.S. Equal Employment […]

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Weirton Medical Center to Pay $12,500 to Settle EEOC Age and Disability Discrimination

Hospital Refused to Hire Worker Because of His Age and Perceived Disability, Federal Agency Said WHEELING, W.V. — Weirton Medical Center, a community hospital in Weirton, W.V., will pay $12,500 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve an age and […]

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Hoeganaes Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Steel and Iron Powder Company Denied Applicant a Job Because It Regarded Him as Disabled, Federal Agency Charges NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Hoeganaes Corporation, an atomized steel and iron powder producer, unlawfully refused to hire an applicant because the company regarded […]

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