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Liberty Warehouse and Restaurant Group to Pay $125,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Head Chef Harassed and Fired Female Cooks, Federal Agency ChargedNEW YORK – A restaurant group that includes Liberty Warehouse, a popular Brooklyn, N.Y. wedding venue, agreed to pay $125,000 and provide extensive non-monetary relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit […]

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ABM Industry Groups to Pay $310,000 to Settle EEOC Class Sexual Harassment Charges

Managers Sexually Harassed Female Janitorial Staff, Federal Agency ChargedFRESNO, Calif. – ABM Industry Groups, LLC (ABM), a facility management services company, has settled federal charges of sexual harassment filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for $310,000 and […]

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EEOC Files Three Racial Harassment Lawsuits Against Pennsylvania And West Virginia Employers

Black Workers Were Subjected to Racial Epithets, Nooses, Intimidation With Firearms, Federal Agency ChargesPHILADELPHIA – Four companies, one in West Virginia and three in Pennsylvania, violated federal law by subjecting their Black employees to racially hostile work environments and other […]

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EEOC Sues Baumann Farms for Sexual Harassment, National Origin Discrimination and Retaliation

Wisconsin’s Largest Ginseng Producer Subjected Female Workers to Hostile Work Environment and Then Fired Them for Resisting, Federal Agency ClaimsMILWAUKEE – A major agricultural company in central Wisconsin, Baumann Farms, violated civil rights law when it subjected female employees to […]

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EEOC Sues Arizona Subway Franchise for Disability Discrimination

Buckeye Fast Food Restaurant Discriminated Against an Employee With Autism and ADHD, Federal Agency ChargesPHOENIX – RCC Partners, LLC, doing business as Subway 701 in Buckeye, Arizona, violated federal law when it failed to accommodate an employee with autism and […]

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Bourne’s House Sued by EEOC for Pregnancy Discrimination

Restaurant Fired and Refused to Rehire a Worker Because She Was Pregnant, Federal Agency ChargesNEW ORLEANS – Bourne’s House, LLC, doing business as Bourne’s House Restaurant, violated federal law when it fired and then later refused to rehire a worker […]

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AscensionPoint Recovery Services Agrees to Pay $65,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Debt Collector Fired Christian Employee After He Refused to Be Fingerprinted Due to His Religious Beliefs, Federal Agency ChargedMINNEAPOLIS — AscensionPoint Recovery Services, LLC (APRS), a Minnesota-based estate and probate debt recovery company, will pay $65,000 to resolve a religious […]

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Star Cases / Zero Manufacturing to Pay $27,500 to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Charge

Company Unlawfully Denied an Employee Reasonable Accommodation and Fired Her Based on the Company’s ‘No-Fault’ Attendance PolicyNORTH SALT LAKE, Utah — A North Salt Lake-based manufacturing company will pay $27,500 to resolve a disability discrimination charge filed with the U.S. […]

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EEOC Scores Summary Judgment Win Against Stan Koch & Sons Trucking in Sex Discrimination Case

Court Agrees With EEOC That Trucking Company’s Use of Strength Test Developed by Cost Reduction Technologies Disadvantages Women, Violates Federal LawMINNEAPOLIS – A federal judge has ruled as a matter of law that Stan Koch & Sons Trucking violated federal […]

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Great Events to Pay $20,000 to Settle EEOC Sex-Based Harassment and Retaliation Case

Company’s Owner Subjected a Female Employee to Sexist Comments, Then Fired Her for Opposing It, Federal Agency ChargedSAN ANTONIO, Texas — Great Rentals and Events, LLC, doing business as Great Events, a San Antonio special events company which provides services […]

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