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EEOC Releases Two Reports on the Federal Workforce and Disabilities

Programs to Hire and Aid Federal Workers With Disabilities May Be Little Known and UnderusedWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released two reports on people with disabilities in the federal workforce. “Promising Practices for Using Schedule […]

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Hobe Sound Nursing Home Operators to Pay $67,500 to Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

Haitian Applicant Denied Employment at Nursing Home After Being Subjected to Discriminatory Comments by Owner and Manager, Federal Agency ChargedMIAMI – Nursing home operators Hobe Sound OPCO and related companies Hobe Sound Realty, TOH Holdings, and HSRE, have agreed to […]

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Charter Communications to Pay $60,000 in EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

MILWAUKEE – Charter Communications, LLC, a broadband connectivity company and cable operator also known as Spectrum, will pay $60,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability accommodation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal […]

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Seattle Children’s Hospital to Pay $125,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Charge

EEOC Investigation Found Hospital Was Aware of Harassment and Failed to ActSEATTLE – Seattle Children’s Hospital has agreed to pay $125,000 in compensatory damages and back pay to a former employee and provide other injunctive relief following an investigation by […]

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EEOC Releases Data Dashboard for 2017 & 2018 Pay Data Collection

Men Are More Likely to Be in Higher Pay Bands Than WomenOverall Median Pay Band by Sex. Link goes to chart data. Visualization showing the national median pay band was higher for men than women in 2017 and 2018 pay […]

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Mead Johnson to Make $15,000 Charitable Donation to Resolve EEOC Disability Lawsuit After Death of Charging Party

Baby Formula Manufacturer Refused to Reasonably Accommodate Employee with Work-Hardening Program or Additional Leave, Federal Agency ChargedGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Mead Johnson & Company, a manufacturer of baby formula, will make a $15,000 donation to the American Cancer Society and […]

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Sunshine Raisin / National Raisin to Pay $2 Million in EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Dried Fruit Supplier Settles Federal Charges It Harassed and Retaliated Against Female FarmworkersFRESNO, Calif. – Sunshine Raisin Corp., doing business as National Raisin, will pay $2 million and furnish extensive injunctive relief to settle a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to Pay $45,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Hospital Settles Claims It Fired Maintenance Assistant for Seeking Exemption to Influenza Vaccine RequirementsATLANTA – Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc. (CHOA), a pediatric healthcare system in Georgia, will pay $45,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. […]

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EEOC Releases Annual Performance Report for Fiscal Year 2023

Agency Recovers Record $665 Million for Workers; a Nearly 30% Increase for Workers Over Fiscal Year 2022WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released its report on the agency’s performance during fiscal year (FY) 2023, covering Oct. […]

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EEOC Sues South Austin Nissan and NICPA Central Auto Group for Sexual Harassment

Car Sales Managers Sexually Harassed Female Sales Staff, and Retaliated Against Employees Who Reported the Conduct, Federal Agency ChargesAUSTIN, Texas –South Austin Nissan, a car dealership in Austin, Texas, operated by NICPA Central Auto Group, LLC, subjected female employees to […]

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