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Air Systems Inc. Sued by EEOC for Race Harassment

Workers Found Scrawled Racial Slurs and Noose at Apple Park Construction Site, Federal Agency Charges CUPERTINO, Calif. – A San Jose-based electrical subcontractor at the Apple Park construction project, Air Systems Inc. (ASI), violated federal law by tolerating racial harassment […]

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Dollar General to Pay $6 Million to Settle EEOC Class Race Discrimination Suit

Retail Chain’s Criminal Background Check Discriminated on the Basis of Race, Federal Agency Charged CHICAGO – Major retail chain Dollar General will pay $6 million and furnish other relief to settle a class race discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. […]

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Family Dollar to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Retail Giant Failed to Employ Man Due to Disability, Federal Agency Charged DETROIT, MI-Family Dollar Stores of Michigan, LLC, a retailer with discount stores throughout Michigan, will pay $25,000 and provide other relief to settle a federal disability-discrimination lawsuit filed […]

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Verity Property Management to Pay $22,500 to Settle EEOC Discrimination Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged Newly Hired Employee Was Fired Over Prescribed Medication BOISE, Idaho – Boise-based Verity Property Management, Inc., will pay $22,500 and make substantial changes to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

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La Cantera Resort and Spa to Pay Over $2.5 Million to Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Suit

Resort implemented strict rules forbidding Spanish and retaliated against workers when they complained, Federal Agency Says SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The former operators of the La Cantera Resort and Spa have agreed to pay $2,625,000 to settle a national origin […]

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Eagle United Truck Wash Will Pay $40,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment and Retaliation Suit

Car Wash Terminated Worker Who Complained about Racial Harassment, Federal Agency Charged HARRISBURG — Eagle United Truck Wash, LLC, which operates truck washing facilities at truck stop locations around the United States, will pay $40,000 and furnish significant equitable relief […]

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Breakthru Beverage Illinois to Pay $950,000 to Settle EEOC Class Employment Discrimination Investigation

Federal Agency and Beverage Distributor Agree to Resolve Dispute Concerning Alleged Discrimination CHICAGO – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced it has reached a settlement in which Breakthru Beverage Illinois, LLC (BBI), a distributor of alcoholic beverĀ­ages, […]

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Interim Healthcare to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

Female Nurses Paid Less Than Less Experienced Male Counterpart, Federal Agency Charged CASPER, Wyo. – Interim Healthcare of Wyoming will pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pay discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

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Janitorial Services, Inc. / Arbeit and EEOC Reach $315,000 Agreement to Resolve Discrimination Charges

Class of Applicants Rejected for Hire Based on Their Disability or Age, Federal Agency Found CLEVELAND – Janitorial Services, Inc. & Arbeit, Inc. (JSI), a janitorial contractor located in the Cleveland suburb of Cuyahoga Heights, has agreed to pay $315,000 […]

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EEOC Sues Service Caster Corp. for National Origin and Religious Harassment, Retaliation

Caster Manufacturer Fired Employees Who Opposed Misconduct, Federal Agency Charges PHILADELPHIA – Service Caster Corporation, one of the largest caster and wheel companies in North America, violated federal law when it discriminated against and harassed three workers based on their […]

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