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Hoeganaes Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Steel and Iron Powder Company Denied Applicant a Job Because It Regarded Him as Disabled, Federal Agency Charges NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Hoeganaes Corporation, an atomized steel and iron powder producer, unlawfully refused to hire an applicant because the company regarded […]

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Court Enters Permanent Injunction Against American Tool & Mold in EEOC Disability Case

Clearwater Company Ordered to Pay $150,000 and Observe Non-Discrimination Provisions For Withdrawing Job Offer Because of Applicant’s Old Back Injury TAMPA, Fla. – In an order issued yesterday, a federal judge entered a final judgment against American Tool & Mold, […]

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EEOC Sues Turner Machine Company for Retaliation

Manufacturing Company Fired Engineer for Filing Religious and Disability Discrimination Charge, Federal Agency Says NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Turner Machine Company retaliated against an employee by firing him because he filed a discrimination charge, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged […]

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Norfolk Southern Railway Company Pays $110,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Railroad Worker With Degenerative Disc Disease Was Discharged Because of His Disability, Federal Agency Charged ATLANTA – Norfolk, Va.-based Norfolk Southern Railway Company, which operates in the eastern United States, will pay $110,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought […]

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Christian Care Center of Johnson City to Pay $90,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Nursing Home Facility Fired Employee Because of HIV, Federal Agency Charged JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Christian Care Center of Johnson City, Inc., a Johnson City-based nursing home facility, will pay $90,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination […]

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EEOC Seeks Public Input on Regulations Requiring Federal Agencies to Be ‘Model Employers’ of Individuals with Disabilities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it is inviting public input on potential revisions to the regulations implementing Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, a law that governs employment of individuals with […]

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Bank of Albuquerque to Pay $230K to Settle EEOC Age and Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Bank Fired Two Women Because of Age and Sex, Federal Agency Charged ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – BOK Financial Corporation, doing business as the Bank of Albuquerque, will pay $230,000 and furnish other relief to settle an age and sex discrimination lawsuit […]

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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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