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Waffles restaurant settles Retaliation Claim for $25,000.00

East Coast Waffles Settles EEOC Lawsuit for Retaliation Federal Agency Charged Restaurant Fired Employee for Complaining About Customer Harassment TAMPA, Fla. – East Coast Waffles, Inc., an Atlanta-based company which owns and operates more than 100 Waffle House restaurants in […]

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Day & Zimmerman Resolve EEOC Racial Discrimination Claims for $190,000

Day & Zimmerman Resolve EEOC Racial Discrimination Claims for $190,000 African-American Employee Consistently Harassed by Day & Zimmerman Manager, Fired After Making Many Complaints, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Day & Zimmerman […]

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University School of Milwaukee to Pay $37,500 in EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

MILWAUKEE – A Milwaukee K-12 school will pay $37,500 and  furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S.  Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. According to the EEOC’s suit,  University School of […]

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Colorado Potato Warehouse Pays $255,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Ten  Female Potato Sorters Sexually Harassed by Same Supervisor Over Six-Year Period, Federal  Agency Charged DENVER – The Spud Seller, Inc., a potato wholesaler in the  San Luis Valley outside of Monte Vista, Colo., has agreed to pay $255,000 and  […]

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Leading Senior Assisted Living Company Settles Religious Discrimination Suit with EEOC

ABILENE, Texas – Senior Living Properties, LLC, which owns 35 senior assisted living facilities in Texas, will pay $42,500 and furnish extensive injunctive relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency […]

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EEOC Sues Toys “R” Us for Disability Discrimination

EEOC Sues Toys “R” Us for Disability Discrimination Retailer  Refused to Provide Accommodation or Hire Deaf Applicant, Federal Agency Says BALTIMORE –  Toys “R” Us, Inc., one of the world’s largest retailers of toys and juvenile products, violated federal  law […]

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Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Settles for $82,500

Voss Lighting to Pay $82,500 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Qualified Applicant Denied Job Because His Religious  Beliefs Differed From the Company’s, Federal Agency Charged TULSA, Okla. – Voss Electric Co., doing  business as Voss Lighting, will pay $82,500 […]

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Federal Judge Holds Jewel-Osco chain in contempt for Disability violations

CHICAGO – A federal judge has held Supervalu, Inc., which owns the Jewel-Osco chain of stores, in contempt for failing to comply with conditions settling the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) disability discrimination lawsuit against the company, the federal […]

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Outback Steakhouse to Pay $65,000 settle Disability Discrimintion

Outback Steakhouse to Pay $65,000 to Settle  EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Phoenix Restaurant Fired Server Because of His Traumatic Brain Injury, Federal Agency Charged PHOENIX – Outback Steakhouse will pay $65,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination […]

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Company Fired Jehovah’s Witness Because of Her Religion

Company Fired Jehovah’s Witness Because of Her Religion, Federal Agency Charged FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ozarks Electric, an electric cooperative located in Fayetteville and Springdale, Ark., will pay $95,000 to a former employee and furnish other relief to settle a religious […]

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