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Focus Plumbing Pays $500,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Latina Construction Employees Subjected to Unwelcome Sexual Advances, Federal Agency ChargedLAS VEGAS – Focus Plumbing, LLC agreed to pay $500,000 and along with Focus Electric, LLC, Focus Concrete, LLC, Focus Fire Protection, LLC, and Focus Framing, Door, & Trim, LLC, […]

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Pivotal Home Solutions to Pay $175,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Chicago Company Terminated an Employee Because of Her Mental Health Condition, Federal Agency ChargedCHICAGO – Pivotal Home Solutions, a home warranty company headquartered in Naperville, Illinois, will pay $175,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought […]

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Focus Plumbing Pays $500,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Latina Construction Employees Subjected to Unwelcome Sexual Advances, Federal Agency ChargedLAS VEGAS – Focus Plumbing, LLC agreed to pay $500,000 and along with Focus Electric, LLC, Focus Concrete, LLC, Focus Fire Protection, LLC, and Focus Framing, Door, & Trim, LLC, […]

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Staffing Solutions to Pay $550,000 to Settle EEOC Discriminatory Hiring and Placement Suit

Company Rejected Black, Disabled, Pregnant and Older Applicants and Forced Out Office Manager Who Opposed Discrimination, Federal Agency ChargedBUFFALO, N.Y. – Staffing Solutions of WNY Inc., a Buffalo-based staffing company that places employees with clients throughout Western New York, will […]

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EEOC Sues Lakeside Plastics for Racial Harassment and Retaliation

Black Employee Subjected To Hostile Work Environment By Coworker and Fired, Federal Agency ClaimsMILWAUKEE – Lakeside Plastics, a manufacturing company that produces traffic safety products, screen printing inks, and plastisol formulations located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, violated civil rights law when […]

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EEOC Sues Tractor Supply Company for Disability Discrimination

Employer Disclosed Employee’s Confidential Medical Information, Harassed Her, Retaliated Against Her and Fired Her for Complaining, Federal Agency ChargesBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Hattiesburg, Mississippi-based Tractor Supply Company violated federal law and the civil rights of an employee with a disability when […]

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EEOC Sues Gypsum Express for Sex Discrimination, Retaliation and Constructive Discharge

Trucking Company Subjected Women to Sex-Based Discrimination in Hiring, Federal Agency ChargesINDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced that it filed suit against Gypsum Express, Ltd., headquartered in Baldwinsville, New York, for sex discrimination in hiring, […]

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EEOC Sues Supreme Staffing LLC, Inspire Hotel Staffing LLC, and Better Placement LLC for Race Discrimination

Staffing Companies Refused to Select, Refer, and Place Black Applicants or Assigned Them to Less Desirable and Lower-Paying Positions, Federal Agency ChargesMemphis, Tenn. – Supreme Staffing LLC, Inspire Hotel Staffing LLC, and Better Placement LLC, which together operate as an […]

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EEOC Sues Alto Construction and J.A. Croson for Race Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

Construction Company Employees Subjected to Racist Slurs and Fired for Complaining, Federal Agency ChargesTAMPA and ORLANDO, Fla. – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced that it has filed two separate race discrimination lawsuits – one against Alto […]

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EEOC Sues Shepherd Electric Co., Inc., for Race Discrimination and Retaliation

Electrical Supply Company Fired Two Black Managers Because of Their Race and Complaints about Racial Discrimination, Federal Agency ChargesBALTIMORE – Shepherd Electric Co., Inc., a wholesale electrical distributor that operates in the Baltimore/Washington area, violated federal law when it fired […]

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