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EEOC Releases Updated “Know Your Rights” Poster

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Jerry’s Chevrolet and Jerry’s Motor Cars will Pay $62,500 to Settle EEOC Equal Pay and Retaliation Suit

Auto Dealerships Paid Female Dispatcher Less than Male Counterpart and Fired Her When She Requested Equal Pay, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Jerry’s Chevrolet Inc., and Jerry’s Motor Cars Inc., leading Baltimore County auto dealerships, will pay $62,500 and furnish […]

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Focus Plumbing Pays $500,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Latina Construction Employees Subjected to Unwelcome Sexual Advances, Federal Agency ChargedLAS VEGAS – Focus Plumbing, LLC agreed to pay $500,000 and along with Focus Electric, LLC, Focus Concrete, LLC, Focus Fire Protection, LLC, and Focus Framing, Door, & Trim, LLC, […]

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Circle K to Pay $8 Million to Resolve EEOC Disability, Pregnancy, and Retaliation Charges

PHOENIX – Circle K Stores Inc. has entered into a nationwide agreement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to resolve disability, pregnancy and retaliation discrimination charges, the federal agency announced today. This resolution resolves multiple charges of discrimination […]

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Outwest Express and American One Source Agree to Pay $90,000 to Resolve Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Charge

Companies Fired Female Recruiter After She Complained of Sex Discrimination, Federal Agency FoundLOUIS – Outwest Express, a transportation services company, and American One Source, a professional employer organization that provides human resource services, have agreed to pay $90,000 to voluntarily […]

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Evangeline Hawthorne Named New EEOC Miami District Office Director

Civil Rights Veteran Now Responsible for Enforcing Agency’s Mission in Much of Florida, Puerto Rico and Virgin IslandsMIAMI – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that Evangeline Hawthorne has been named director of its Miami District Office. […]

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Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation to Pay $55,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Suit

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Keystone Foods LLC to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Eufaula, Alabama Facility Refused to Rehire Qualified, Eligible Former Employee Who Previously Reported Unfair and Discriminatory Treatment During PregnancyBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Keystone Foods LLC, which operates a food processing facility in Eufaula, Alabama, agreed to pay $60,000 to settle a […]

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Sacramento Paper Plant to Pay $385,000 to Settle EEOC Race Harassment Lawsuit

Federal Agency Found African American Workers Faced Racial Taunts and NoosesSACRAMENTO, Calif. – Paper manufacturers Packaging Corporation of America Central California Corrugated, LLC. (PCA) and Schwarz Partners LP will pay $385,000 and implement preventative measures to settle a racial harassment […]

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EEOC and Federal Agency Partners Issue Resource Document for Military Service Members & Veterans Facing Employment Discrimination

Jointly-Authored Document Explains Employment Rights and Where to Get HelpWASHINGTON- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released a resource document, “Protections Against Employment Discrimination for Service Members and Veterans,” describing federal protections from unlawful employment discrimination against service […]

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