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Leading Senior Assisted Living Company Settles Religious Discrimination Suit with EEOC

ABILENE, Texas – Senior Living Properties, LLC, which owns 35 senior assisted living facilities in Texas, will pay $42,500 and furnish extensive injunctive relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency […]

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EEOC Sues Toys “R” Us for Disability Discrimination

EEOC Sues Toys “R” Us for Disability Discrimination Retailer  Refused to Provide Accommodation or Hire Deaf Applicant, Federal Agency Says BALTIMORE –  Toys “R” Us, Inc., one of the world’s largest retailers of toys and juvenile products, violated federal  law […]

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Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Settles for $82,500

Voss Lighting to Pay $82,500 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Qualified Applicant Denied Job Because His Religious  Beliefs Differed From the Company’s, Federal Agency Charged TULSA, Okla. – Voss Electric Co., doing  business as Voss Lighting, will pay $82,500 […]

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Federal Judge Holds Jewel-Osco chain in contempt for Disability violations

CHICAGO – A federal judge has held Supervalu, Inc., which owns the Jewel-Osco chain of stores, in contempt for failing to comply with conditions settling the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) disability discrimination lawsuit against the company, the federal […]

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Outback Steakhouse to Pay $65,000 settle Disability Discrimintion

Outback Steakhouse to Pay $65,000 to Settle  EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Phoenix Restaurant Fired Server Because of His Traumatic Brain Injury, Federal Agency Charged PHOENIX – Outback Steakhouse will pay $65,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination […]

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Company Fired Jehovah’s Witness Because of Her Religion

Company Fired Jehovah’s Witness Because of Her Religion, Federal Agency Charged FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ozarks Electric, an electric cooperative located in Fayetteville and Springdale, Ark., will pay $95,000 to a former employee and furnish other relief to settle a religious […]

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EEOC Sues Presbyterian Healthcare for Disability Discrimination

EEOC Sues Presbyterian Healthcare for Disability Discrimination CHARLOTTE, N.C. –  Presbyterian Healthcare Associates Corp., one of the largest health care  institutions in North Carolina, violated federal law by refusing to hire an  applicant for a phlebotomist position because of an […]

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Female Police Officer accused of sexual harassment

  A Missoula police detective who investigates Internet sex crimes has filed a lawsuit against the police department alleging a female officer sexually harassed him. Missoula City Attorney Jim Nugent told the Missoulian the state Human Rights Bureau denied Detective […]

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San Francisco firm accused of sexual harassment

Bay Area firm accused of sexual harassment by three executive assistants. Three executive assistants with San Francisco-based venture capital firm CMEA Capital have sued the firm and one of its former partners for sexual harassment, in a vivid complaint that […]

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Company Fired Employee for Not Wearing Prosthetic Arm

Company Fired Employee for Not Wearing Prosthetic Arm, Federal Agency Charged.   A Florida full-service asset protection security firm violated federal law by firing an employee because of his disability, a missing arm, and then punishing him for complaining about the […]

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