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EEOC Releases Information about Employment Discrimination Against Caregivers

Caregiver Stereotypes Can Result in Violation of Federal LawsWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released a technical assistance document, “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Caregiver Discrimination Under Federal Employment Discrimination Law,” and an update to its COVID-19 […]

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EEOC Releases Information about Employment Discrimination Against Caregivers

Caregiver Stereotypes Can Result in Violation of Federal LawsWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released a technical assistance document, “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Caregiver Discrimination Under Federal Employment Discrimination Law,” and an update to its COVID-19 […]

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Stevens Transport Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Trucking Company Refused to Hire Applicant After Learning He Had Taken Medical Leave at a Previous Job, Federal Agency ChargedDALLAS – Stevens Transport, the largest refrigerated trucking company in Texas, will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a […]

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EEOC Announces Dates for 2022 EXCEL Virtual Conference

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is announcing a call for speakers and presenters for its 25th annual Examining Conflicts in Employment Law (EXCEL) Training Conference, which will be held virtually on August 23-25, 2022. The […]

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EEOC Sues Riverwalk Post-Acute for Race Harassment and Retaliation

Employer Allowed Racial Harassment Against Black Employees, Federal Agency ChargesRIVERSIDE, Calif. – Riverwalk Post-Acute, a Riverside skilled nursing facility, violated federal law by allowing a class of Black employees to be subjected to racial harassment and one employee to be […]

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EEOC Sues Chipotle for Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge

Supervisors Repeatedly Ignored Young Workers’ Reports of Sexual Harassment, Federal Agency ChargesSEATTLE — Fast food chain Chipotle Services LLC and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., violated federal law by subjecting young female employees to egregious and ongoing sexual harassment from October […]

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EEOC Releases New Guide for Federal Employees Filing Employment Discrimination Appeals

Guide Intended to Assist Unrepresented WorkersWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released today a “Guide to Writing Appeal Briefs for Unrepresented Complainants”, intended to assist federal employees and applicants with their employment discrimination complaint appeals to the […]

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EEOC Sues North Georgia Foods For Sex Harassment and Retaliation At Murphy Burger King

Employer Allowed Abuse of Pregnant Employee and Fired Her After She Complained, Federal Agency ChargedASHEVILLE, N.C. – North Georgia Foods, Inc., a Georgia-based company operating as Burger King in Murphy, North Carolina, unlawfully discriminated against a pregnant employee, the U.S. […]

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Saint Clare’s Health to Pay $77,550 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Hospital Withdrew Job Offer Over Pregnancy-Related Impairment, Federal Agency ChargedNEWARK, N.J. – Saint Clare’s Health, a division of Prime Healthcare Services that operates two hospitals in Morris County, New Jersey, will pay $77,550 and furnish other relief to settle a […]

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Pensec Settles EEOC Race Discrimination Claim

ilwaukee McDonald’s Franchise Refused to Hire Black Applicants, Federal Agency ChargedMILWAUKEE – Pensec, Inc., a Wisconsin corporation which operates nine McDonald’s fast food restaurants, will pay $31,137 and furnish other relief to resolve a race discrimination lawsuit brought by the […]

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