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Wheeler Trucking to Pay $65,000 to Resolve EEOC Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged Trucking Companies Discriminated and Retaliated Against a Worker Because of Race and ReligionCLEVELAND – Nationwide automotive hauling and logistics company Wheeler Trucking, doing business as Wheeler Trucking Inc. and Wheeler Logistics, Inc. will pay $65,000 and furnish […]

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Iron Hill Brewery to Pay $115,000 in EEOC Race Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged Restaurant Discriminated and Retaliated Against Black EmployeeATLANTA – Iron Hill Brewery of Buckhead, LLC, and Iron Hill Brewery, LLC, a chain of breweries and restaurants across several states, has agreed to pay $115,000 and furnish other relief […]

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Weis Markets to Pay $75,000 in EEOC Sexual Harassment, Disability Discrimination Suit

Federal Agency Charged Grocery Store Chain Subjected Employee to Sexual Harassment and Fired Her When She Refused to Undergo Unlawful Medical ExaminationHARRISBURG, Pa. – Weis Markets, Inc., will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment and […]

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EEOC Sues Two Employers for Sex Discrimination

Federal Agency Charges That the Companies Discriminated Against Employees Because of Their Sexual Orientation and/or Gender IdentityMOBILE, Ala. and CHICAGO – Harmony Hospitality LLC, which operates a Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in Dothan, Alabama, and LAS Hardwoods, a hardwood […]

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Factor One Source Pharmacy to Pay $515,000 to Settle EEOC Disability and Genetic Information Discrimination Suit

Federal Agency Charged Pharmacy Pressured Employees and Applicants to Fill Expensive Hemophilia Prescriptions with the CompanyDENVER – Factor One Source Pharmacy, LLC, a pharmacy providing specialized pharmacy services to patients requiring complex medications, will pay $515,000 and provide other equitable […]

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EEOC Appoints Sivaram Ghorakavi as Deputy Chief Information Officer and Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

WASHINGTON — Sivaram Ghorakavi has been appointed as the new Deputy Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), effective today. The position is a key Senior Executive Service (SES) managerial position at the agency. Mr. Ghorakavi […]

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Res-Care / Equus to Pay $125,000 in EEOC High-Risk Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Case

Settles Federal Charges Workforce Services Provider in Southern New Mexico Failed to Grant Medical Leave and Fired EmployeeSOCORRO, N.M. – Res-Care and Equus Workforce Solutions (jointly referred to as Res-Care/Equus), nationwide job assistance companies doing business in New Mexico, will […]

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Honolulu Restaurant and HR Company to Pay $115,000 in EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged That Square Barrels Restaurant Co-Owner Sexually Harassed Gay EmployeesHONOLULU, Hawaii – Aged Artisans LLC and Surfeit Group LLC, doing business as Square Barrels, a former Honolulu-based restaurant, and their outsourced human resources company, ALTRES, Inc., doing business […]

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EEOC Sues PepsiCo for Failing to Accommodate and Firing a Blind Employee

Federal Agency Charges Beverage Company Refused to Update Software or Offer an Alternative AccommodationGREENSBORO, N.C. – PepsiCo Beverage Sales, LLC violated federal law when it failed to provide a reasonable accommodation to and fired a blind employee in its North […]

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Pacific Culinary and CB Foods to Pay $245,000 in EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charges Asian Food Companies Failed to Prevent Sexual Harassment of EmployeesLOS ANGELES – California-based Asian food companies Pacific Culinary Group, Inc. and CB Foods, Inc. will pay $245,000 and furnish injunctive relief to settle a U.S. Equal Employment […]

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