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EEOC Sues Grady Memorial Hospital for Disability Discrimination

Atlanta Hospital Refused to Accommodate Employee’s Disability and then Fired Her, Federal Agency ChargesATLANTA – Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation, a public hospital in Atlanta, violated federal law by failing to accommodate its employee’s disability and then firing her because of […]

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EEOC Sues Hillstone for Age Discrimination

Restaurant Refused to Hire Older Applicants at Its New York City Locations, Federal Agency ChargesNEW YORK – Hillstone Restaurant Group, Inc. violated federal law by denying employment to applicants age 40 and over for front-of-house positions at its two New […]

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RCC Partners to Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Subway Franchise Failed to Accommodate an Autistic Worker and Then Fired Him Because of His Disability, Federal Agency ChargesPHOENIX – RCC Partners, LLC, doing business as sandwich shop Subway 701 in Buckeye, Arizona, will pay $30,000 and furnish other relief […]

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Software People, Inc. Settles EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit

IT Staffing Agency Refused to Refer Applicant Who Objected to Recruiter’s Discriminatory Inquiry Concerning His Age, Federal Agency ChargedNEW YORK – Software People, Inc., an IT support staffing agency based in Long Island, New York that contracts with local and […]

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EEOC Report Analyzes Situation of Workers with Disabilities in the Federal Workforce

WASHINGTON – In a newly issued report, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) shows that opportunities for persons with disabilities in the federal workforce are improving, but that further progress is needed on retention and representation in leadership positions. […]

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EEOC Shines Spotlight on Discrimination and Opportunities in Construction

Agency Examines Mistreatment of Women and People of Color in ConstructionWASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today held a hearing which examined the severe and pervasive discrimination in the construction sector, especially against women and people of […]

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Owner of Brandon Denny’s to Pay $45,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin Harassment Lawsuit

TAMPA, Fla. – RREMC, LLC, doing business as Denny’s Restaurant, a Florida-based company and the third-largest Denny’s franchisee in the United States, has agreed to pay $45,000 to settle a national origin discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment […]

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Presidente Supermarket to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

MIAMI – Presidente Supermarket No. 31, Inc., a Miami supermarket, has agreed to pay $75,000 and furnish comprehensive injunctive relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. […]

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Presidente Supermarket to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

MIAMI – Presidente Supermarket No. 31, Inc., a Miami supermarket, has agreed to pay $75,000 and furnish comprehensive injunctive relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. […]

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U.S. EEOC and U.S. Department of Justice Warn against Disability Discrimination

Employers’ Use of Artificial Intelligence Tools Can Violate the Americans with Disabilities ActWASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) each released a technical assistance document about disability discrimination when employers […]

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