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Scripps Clinical Medical Group to Pay $6.875 Million

Resolves Federal Charge Medical Group Discriminated Against Individuals Based on Age and Perceived DisabilitySAN DIEGO – Scripps Clinical Medical Group has settled an age and disability discrimination charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after it subjected […]

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EEOC Sues Blackwell Security Services for Religious Discrimination

Employer Refused to Provide Religious Accommodation for Muslim Employee, Federal Agency ChargesCHICAGO – Blackwell Security Services, Inc., a hotel and condominium staffing company, violated federal law when it refused to accommodate an employee’s religious practice, forcing him to choose between […]

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EEOC Sues Pennsylvania Manufacturing Facility for Sexual Harassment

Federal Agency Charges Multiple Male Co-Workers and Managerial Employees Subjected Female Employees to Hostile Work EnvironmentPHILADELPHIA – AMZ Manufacturing Co. (AMZ), an electroplating, painting, and assembly business, violated federal law when it subjected female employees to a hostile work environment […]

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EEOC Sues Meathead Movers for Age Discrimination

`California Moving Company Recruits Young Individuals to the Exclusion of Older Workers, Federal Agency ChargedLOS ANGELES – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against the San Luis Obispo moving company Meathead Movers, Inc., the largest independent […]

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Exact Sciences to Pay $90,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged That Molecular Diagnostics Company and Its Recruiter Rejected Sales Job Applicant Because of His AgeDENVER – Exact Sciences Corporation, a Madison, Wis.-based molecular diagnostics company, will pay $90,000 and furnish other relief to settle an age discrimination […]

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EEOC Launches E-File for Attorneys

New Application Allows Attorneys to File Charges of Discrimination ElectronicallyWASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today the launch of E-File for Attorneys, an application which allows attorneys to submit charges of discrimination electronically on behalf of […]

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PNM Reaches $750,000 Settlement with EEOC in ADA Disability and Retaliation Case

Settles Federal Charges PNM’s Policies and Practices Discriminated Against Its Employees With DisabilitiesALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Public Service Company of New Mexico and PNMR Services Co. will pay $750,000 to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment […]

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EEOC Sues Los Agaves for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Intolerable Conditions at Iowa Restaurant Forced Female Employees to Quit, Federal Agency ChargesDAVENPORT, Iowa – Los Agaves, Inc., which operates restaurants in Iowa and Illinois, violated federal law when it subjected female employees to sexual harassment and retaliation, the U.S. […]

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Landry’s Restaurant Chain Subsidiary Pays $25,000 to Resolve Religious Discrimination Suit

Recently Shuttered Restaurant Settles Allegations That It Failed to Accommodate Its Employee’s Religion and Then Discharged HerATLANTA – Del Frisco’s Grille of Atlanta, LLC—which was part of a national restaurant group operated by Landry’s LLC but ceased operations last month—will […]

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Brett Brenner Chosen as EEOC’s New Deputy Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON – Brett Brenner has been appointed to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Deputy Chief Operating Officer position, effective Dec. 3, 2023, the federal agency announced today. The position is a key Senior Executive Service (SES) managerial position at […]

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