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Passages Family Support to Pay $95,000 to Resolve Religious Discrimination Charge

EEOC Investigation Finds Clinic Refused to Provide Reasonable Accommodation and Discharged Employee Because of Religious BeliefsSEATTLE – Passages Family Support, a non-profit organization with a clinic in Spokane, Washington, has agreed to pay $95,000 and provide other injunctive relief following […]

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American Screening to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Medical Testing Supply Company Violated Title VII by Firing Black Employee Because of Her Natural Hair Texture, Federal Agency ChargedNEW ORLEANS – Drug and medical testing supply company American Screening, LLC, has agreed to pay $50,000 and provide other relief […]

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Medsurant Health to Pay $80,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Neuromonitoring Company in Pennsylvania Resolves Federal Charges of Pay Discrimination and RetaliationPHILADELPHIA – Medsurant Holdings, LLC, a Pennsylvania-based healthcare services company providing intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring services to hospitals and surgeons in several states will pay $80,000 to settle a sex […]

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Voyant Beauty Will Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged that Beauty Supply Company Illegally Refused Job to Deaf IndividualCHICAGO – Voyant Beauty, LLC will pay $75,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the […]

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Shane’s Rib Shack Franchisees to Pay $56,500 in EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Restaurant Franchisor Settles Federal Charges It Subjected Teenage Employee to Sexually Hostile Work Environment, Then Fired Her for ComplainingATLANTA – RSPS Holdings and SRS Milledgeville, franchisors of the popular fast-casual barbeque restaurant Shane’s Rib Shack, have agreed to pay $56,500 […]

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EEOC Releases Two Litigation Program Updates

Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Report and New Data DashboardWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Office of General Counsel (OGC) Annual Report, covering Oct. 1, 2022 to Sept. 30, 2023, and a […]

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EEOC Sues Sis-Bro, Inc. for Gender Identity Discrimination and Harassment

Hog Farm Owner and Employees Harassed Transgender Employee, Federal Agency ChargesCHICAGO – Sis-Bro, Inc., a hog farm in New Athens, Illinois, violated federal law when it allowed an employee to be harassed because of her sex and gender identity, forcing […]

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EEOC Sues Ephraim McDowell Health For Sex Discrimination And Retaliation

Federal Agency Charges That Hospital Denied Former Female Employee Promotion Because of Sex and Retaliated Against Her After Filing EEOC ComplaintINDIANAPOLIS – Ephraim McDowell Health, Inc. (EMH), headquartered in Danville, Kentucky, violated federal law by denying a female employee a […]

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Golden Entertainment, Inc. To Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Casino Managers Failed to Act When Bartender Reported Sexual Assault and Sexually Explicit Comments by Fellow BartenderBALTIMORE – Golden Entertainment, Inc., the former owner and operator of Rocky Gap Casino in Flintstone, Maryland, has agreed to pay $100,000 and implement […]

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EEOC Sues Iron Hill Brewery for Race Discrimination and Retaliation

Federal Agency Charges Buckhead Restaurant Fired Employee Because of His Race and For Reporting Mistreatment of OthersATLANTA – Iron Hill Brewery of Buckhead, LLC, and Iron Hill Brewery, LLC, a chain of breweries and restaurants, illegally discriminated against an African […]

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