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EEOC Sues Staffing Solutions for Multiple Discriminatory Hiring Practices

Owner Frequently Used Racial Slurs and Forced Out Manager Who Opposed Hiring Discrimination, Federal Agency Charges BUFFALO, N.Y. – Staffing Solutions of WNY Inc., a Buffalo-based staffing company that places employees with clients throughout Western New York, violated federal laws […]

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Foothills Child Development Center Agrees to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Company Fired Employee for Participation in Medication-Assisted Treatment for Drug Addiction, Federal Agency Charged GREENVILLE, S.C. – Foothills Child Development Center, Inc., a South Carolina corporation that owns and operates a preschool in Easley, S.C., will provide monetary relief to […]

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Scion Dental, a Unit of SkyGen USA, Ordered to Face Trial for Race Discrimination in EEOC Suit

Jury to Decide Whether Company Rejected Qualified Job Candidate Based on Race MILWAUKEE – A federal court has denied a motion by Scion Dental, Inc. to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed in September 2016 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity […]

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Goodwill and Affiliate to Pay $850,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Night Shift Janitors Left Vulnerable to Supervisor’s Abuse, Supportive Managers Faced Retaliation, Federal Agency Charged OAKLAND, Calif. – Goodwill Industries of the East Bay Area and its affiliate, Calidad Industries Inc., will pay $850,000 to eight former and current employees […]

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Aviation Port Services Sued by EEOC For Religious Discrimination and Retaliation

Employer Fired Passenger Service Agents for Requesting Religious Accommodations, Federal Agency Charges BOSTON – Aviation Port Services, LLC, a Sumner, Wash.-based nationwide provider of support services to airlines, violated federal law when it fired several employees because of their requests […]

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EEOC Sues Albertsons for Harassment of Hispanic Employees

SAN DIEGO – Albertsons, Inc., a national retail grocery chain, violated federal law when a class of Hispanic employees in San Diego were subjected to harassment and a hostile work environment through the implementation of a no-Spanish policy, U.S. Equal […]

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Seasons 52 to Pay $2.85 Million To Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Nationwide Restaurant Chain Denied Jobs to Class of Over-39 Applicants Because of Age, Federal Agency Charged MIAMI – Seasons 52, a national, Orlando-based restaurant chain and part of the Darden family of restaurants, will pay $2.85 million and provide significant […]

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Value Village Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Thrift Store Rejected Repeated Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for Employee With COPD and Emphysema, Federal Agency Charges ATLANTA – Two Peaches Group, LLC, d/b/a Value Village, a for-profit thrift store operating five locations in Atlanta, Ga., violated federal law when […]

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EEOC Sues Simmons Security for Pregnancy Discrimination

Security Firm Fired Guard Because She Was Pregnant, Federal Agency Charges ST. LOUIS – Simmons Security and Protective Services, a private security service in Kansas City, Kan., violated federal law by firing a newly hired employee when it learned she […]

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The Children’s Home Settles EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Nonprofit Refused to Hire Male Employee for a Maternity Program Position Because of His Sex, Federal Agency Charged TAMPA, Fla. — The Children’s Home, Inc., a Tampa nonprofit child care organization also known as the Children’s Home Network, will pay […]

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