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Bobby Dodd Institute to Pay $40,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Suit

Federal Agency Charged Institute Revoked Job Offers Because of Age ATLANTA – Bobby Dodd Institute, Inc. of Atlanta, an organization that provides employment opportunities to disabled individuals, will pay $40,000 and furnish other relief to settle an age discrimination lawsuit […]

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Charlotte Security Provider to Pay $155k to Settle EEOC Same-Sex Sexual Harassment / Retaliation Suit

Male Supervisor Subjected Male Employees to Sexual Touching and Comments, Federal Agency Charged CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Metro Special Police & Security Services, Inc., a Charlotte-based provider of private security and public safety services, will pay $155,000 and provide other relief […]

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EEOC Sues United Health Programs of America and Parent Company for Religious Discrimination

Company Coerced Participation in Religious Activities and Fired Employees Who Opposed Them, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – A Syosset, N.Y.-based health network violated federal law when it forced employees to take part in religious activities in the workplace and […]

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House of Raeford Farms to Pay $52,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Poultry Processor Fired Employee Because of Her Anemia, Federal Agency Charged WILMINGTON, N.C. — House of Raeford Farms, Inc., a poultry processor, will pay $52,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal […]

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SunTrust Bank to Pay $300,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Female Employees at Sarasota Branch Subjected to Repeated Physical and Verbal Harassment, Complaints Ignored, Federal Agency Charged TAMPA, Fla. – SunTrust Bank, a large regional bank, will pay $300,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed […]

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EEOC Sues Wisconsin Plastics for Discrimination Against Hmong and Hispanic Employees

Workers Fired for Lacking English Skills They Did Not Need, Federal Agency Charges GREEN BAY, Wis. – Wisconsin Plastics, Inc. (WPI), a metal and plastic products manufacturer based in Green Bay, violated federal law by firing a group of Hmong […]

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Winebrenner Transfer Will Pay $42,000 to Settle EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit

Trucking Company Fired Female Driver Because She Complained About Pay Discrimination, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Winebrenner Transfer, Inc., a Hagerstown, Md.-based commercial trucking company, will pay $42,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a lawsuit for retaliation filed […]

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Disability Network Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Detroit Nonprofit Whose Mission Is to Help Disabled People Refused to Accommodate and Fired Deaf Employee, Federal Agency Charges DETROIT – A Detroit nonprofit formed to assist people with disabilities violated federal law by discriminating against a deaf employee, the […]

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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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