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United Airlines to Pay $305,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Airline Agrees to Accommodate Buddhist Pilot’s Religious BeliefsNEW YORK – United Airlines will pay $305,000 to a Buddhist pilot and will provide other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the […]

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EEOC and Resourceful Environmental Services Agree to Conciliate Sexual Orientation Charge

Garbage Disposal Company Resolves Investigation into Allegations of Sexual Orientation DiscriminationTUPELO, Miss. – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Resourceful Environmental Services, headquartered in Ripley, Mississippi, reached a voluntary conciliation agreement to resolve a charge of discrimination filed […]

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EEOC Seeks Public Input on FY 2022-2026 Strategic Plan

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released for public comment a draft of its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2022-2026, the agency announced today. The draft plan can be found at Regulations.gov (https://www.regulations.gov/document/EEOC-2022-0004-0001). Comments must be […]

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Ford Motor Company to Pay $115,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Automaker Made a Conditional Offer of Hire to a Pregnant Applicant but Failed to Hire Her Even Though She Was Qualified and Passed a Company Physical, Federal Agency ChargedCHICAGO – Automaker Ford Motor Company will pay $115,000 and furnish other […]

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Jury Returns Verdict for EEOC in ‘Regarded As’ Disability Case Against West Meade Place

Company Fired Laundry Technician Because It Regarded Her as Having an Impairment, Federal Agency ChargedNASHVILLE, Tenn. – A jury has returned a verdict for the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of a former employee fired by West […]

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EEOC and Kroger Limited Partnership I Resolve Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

mployees Denied Religious Accommodations, Federal Agency ChargedLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Kroger Limited Partnership I will pay $180,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced today. The EEOC had […]

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EEOC Sues Global Medical Response and American Medical Response for Religious and Disability Discrimination

Emergency Transport Companies Failed to Accommodate First Responders with Beards for Religious Reasons or due to Medical Conditions, Federal Agency ChargesDENVER – Emergency transport companies Global Medical Response, Inc. (“GMR”), American Medical Response, Inc. (“AMR”), and AMR’s subsidiaries located in […]

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Regina Stephens Named EEOC’s New Chief Administrative Judge

Chief Administrative Judge Leads Agency’s National Hearing ProgramWASHINGTON — Regina Stephens has been named to the newly created senior executive position of chief administrative judge in the Office of Field Programs, the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today. The […]

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EEOC Releases Updated “Know Your Rights” Poster

Covered Employers Required by Law to Display Poster at Work SiteWASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released the ‘Know Your Rights’ poster, which updates and replaces the previous “EEO is the Law” poster. Covered employers are […]

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Elwood Staffing to Pay $77,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Staffing Company Rescinded Job Offer For Applicant With One Hand, Federal Agency ChargesOREM, Utah – An Orem, Utah branch of Elwood Staffing Services, a nationwide staffing company, will pay $77,500 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit […]

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