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Federal Court Approves EEOC Subpoena in Investigation of Giant Milwaukee Indian Casino

Federal Agency Says Decision Confirms Authority to Investigate Charges of Discrimination Involving Business Operations of Indian Employers MILWAUKEE, Wis. – On May 6, U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman approved the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s application to enforce a subpoena […]

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EEOC Sues Louisville Hospital for Race Discrimination

Jewish Hospital Fired Black Employee Because of Race, Federal Agency Charges LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare, Inc., a Louisville hospital, unlawfully fired an employee because he is African-American, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged […]

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EEOC Sues AutoZone for Fourth Time for Violating Americans with Disabilities Act

Federal Agency Charges Giant Auto Parts Retailer Failed to Accommodate Disability-Related Absences of Employees, Retaliated Against Employee for Protesting CHICAGO – AutoZone, Inc. violated federal law when it implemented a nationwide attendance policy that failed to accommodate certain disability-related absences, […]

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Sneakers Corp / Just Sneakers to Pay $18,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

Legally Blind Veteran Denied Accommodation and Fired, Federal Agency Charged BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Sneakers Corporation, doing business as Just Sneakers, Inc., will pay $18,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal […]

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CollegeAmerica Sued by EEOC For Age Discrimination and Retaliation

Former Campus Director Forced to Surrender Right to File Discrimination Charges, Federal Agency Says DENVER – CollegeAmerica, a private college based in Salt Lake City, violated federal age discrimination law by including unlawful provisions in a separation agreement with one […]

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Save-A-Lot Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $325,000

Women Pressured for Sex, Degraded by Senior Management Official, Agency Charged JACKSON, Miss. – A Jackson-area Save-A-Lot grocery store operated by Venture, Inc. will pay $325,000 and furnish other relief to settle a class sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the […]

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EEOC Sues Kmart for Disability Discrimination

Hyattsville Store Rejected Applicant Who Needed a Reasonable Accommodation For His Kidney Condition, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Kmart Corporation, a leading national retailer, violated federal law by refusing to employ as a store associate an individual with a disability […]

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Kanbar Property Management to Pay $140,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Veteran Property Manager for Kanbar’s Tulsa Skyscrapers Replaced With ‘Younger and Prettier’ Property Managers, Federal Agency Charged TULSA, Okla. – Kanbar Property Management LLC (KPM), the property management company for several downtown commercial office buildings in Tulsa, will pay $140,000 […]

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Abercrombie & Fitch Liable for Religious Discrimination in EEOC Suit, Court Says

Judge Finds Firing Muslim Employee for Wearing Hijab Was Illegal SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has found clothing giant Abercrombie & Fitch liable for religious discrimination when it fired Muslim employee Umme-Hani Khan for wearing her hijab (religious headscarf), […]

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EEOC Reasonable Accommodation Suit

Ranir LLC Settles EEOC Reasonable Accommodation Suit Grand Rapids Dental Products Company Refused Use of Special Cane for Employee With Severe Arthritis, Federal Agency Charged DETROIT – A Grand Rapids, Mich. dental products manufacturer settled a disability discrimination lawsuit brought […]

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