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EEOC Issues Revised Publications on the Employment of Veterans with Disabilities

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued three revised documents that address the employment of veterans with disabilities, pursuant to EEOC Chair Janet Dhillon’s priority of providing robust compliance assistance by delivering up-to-date guidance on the […]

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Sierra Academy of Aeronautics to Settle EEOC Disability and Retaliation Lawsuit

Flight Instruction Companies Fired Employee With Disability for Taking a Medical Leave of Absence, Federal Agency Charged FRESNO, Calif. –KS Aviation, Inc., doing business as the Sierra Academy of Aeronautics in Atwater, Calif., and Xing Kong Aviation Service, LLC have […]

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Smashburger to Pay $70,000 to Settle Race Harassment Lawsuit

Fast Food Manager Called Employee Racist Slurs, Federal Agency Charged NEW YORK – Icon Burger Acquisition, LLC, an international hamburger restaurant chain operating under the name Smashburger, has agreed to pay $70,000 and implement substantial non-monetary measures to settle a […]

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Tegra Medical to Pay $240,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

Medical Device Manufacturer Permitted Ongoing Sexual Harassment of Female Employees And Retaliated Against Them When They Complained, Federal Agency Charged BOSTON – Tegra Medical LLC, a medical device manufacturer based in Franklin, Mass., will pay $240,000 and take additional steps […]

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EEOC General Counsel Holds Dialogue Sessions on Religious Discrimination with Agency Stakeholders

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) general counsel held a series of dialogue sessions this week to highlight the EEOC’s efforts on behalf of individuals facing religious discrimination and invite input from stakeholders on how the EEOC […]

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EEOC Seeks Public Input on Revised Enforcement Guidance on Religious Discrimination

Document Clarifies Protections for Employers and Employees Under the Law WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced today that it is seeking public input on its updated Compliance Manual Section on Religious Discrimination (“Manual”). The updated guidance […]

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Sacramento Car Dealership Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Worker Fired Because She Might Have Cancer, Says Federal Agency SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Used car dealers Victory Automotive Group, Inc. and Cappo Management XXIX, Inc. violated federal law the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed […]

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EEOC Sues Professional Transportation for Disability Discrimination

Transportation Company Refused to Hire Worker Because of Medical Treatment for Opioid Addiction, Federal Agency Charges BLUEFIELD, W.V. – Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI), a transportation company head­quartered in Evansville, Ind., with operations throughout the United States, violated federal law by […]

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Sikorsky Global Helicopters to Pay $107,500 to Settle EEOC Racial Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Helicopter Maker Racially Harassed Workers, Federal Agency Charged PHILADELPHIA –Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a Stratford, Conn.-based manufacturer of helicopters for commercial and military use, will pay $107,500 and furnish equitable relief to resolve a federal race discrimination, harassment and retaliation lawsuit, […]

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Oatridge Security Group To Pay $375,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Company Fired Security Officer Due to Pregnancy, Federal Agency Charged SEATTLE — Tacoma-based security company Oatridge Security Group, Inc. will pay $375,000 and make substantial changes to settle a pregnancy discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment […]

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