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Pilots and EEOC Reach Settlement with Frontier Airlines over Lactation and Pregnancy Policies

DENVER – Five pilots and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have reached a settlement with Denver-based Frontier Airlines resolving EEOC charges filed in May 2018 and a lawsuit filed in December 2019 alleging that Frontier discriminates against pregnant […]

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UFP Ranson, LLC to Pay $215,000 to Settle EEOC Race and Religious Harassment Suit

Settles Federal Charges Lumber Manufacturer Subjected Black Muslim Worker and Six Other Black Workers to Harassment and Fired One as Retaliation for ComplainingMartinsburg, W.V. – UFP Ranson, LLC, a subsidiary of UFP Industries, Inc. that manu­factures lumber and building materials […]

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EEOC Sues Alternate Solutions Health Network for Disability Discrimination

Federal Agency Charges Home Health Care Company With Firing Therapist with Seizure Disorder Because She Could Not DriveDETROIT – Providers of home health care services Alternate Solutions Health Network, LLC (ASHN), and its affiliated entity Beaumont ASHN, LLC, violated federal […]

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Cloudbeds to Pay $150,000 to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Remote Technology Company Settles EEOC Lawsuit Alleging it Refused to Accommodate and Hire a Deaf ApplicantBOSTON – Remote-first global technology company Digital Arbitrage, Inc., doing business as Cloudbeds, will pay $150,000 to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the […]

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EEOC Sues Gregg Orr Auto Collection for Disability and Age Discrimination

Company Fired Longtime Employee to Avoid Health Care Costs, Federal Agency ChargesBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gregg Orr Auto Collection, Inc., a company that provides administrative and operations services for a group of related automobile dealerships across Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Florida, […]

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EEOC Sues TKO Construction Services for Sex, Race and Age Discrimination, and Constructive Discharge

Federal Agency Charges Employee Was Forced to Resign After Company President Told Her Discriminate Against Women, Blacks and Older WorkersMINNEAPOLIS – TKO Construction Services violated federal law when it discriminated against a class of individuals by failing or refusing to […]

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EEOC Sues The Cleaning Authority-Fox Valley for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Cleaning Service Provider Sexually Harassed Female Workers and Punished Them for Complaining, Federal Agency ClaimsMILWAUKEE – The Cleaning Authority-Fox Valley, a cleaning service provider in eastern Wisconsin, violated federal law when it subjected female employees to a hostile work environment […]

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Citizens Bank, N.A. to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Bank Will Offer Reassignment as a Reasonable Accommodation to Employees With DisabilitiesNEW YORK – Citizens Bank, N.A., will implement company-wide policy changes and pay $100,000 to a former employee of its Cranston, Rhode Island call center to resolve a disability […]

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Papa John’s Pizza to Pay $175,000 to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Settles Federal Agency Charges Pizza Chain Failed to Accommodate and Fired Blind Employee Because of DisabilityATLANTA – Papa John’s Pizza, an international chain of pizza restaurants based in Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $175,000 and provide other relief to settle a […]

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EEOC Releases Updated Language Access Plan

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released an update to its federal agency language access plan today, in accordance with Executive Order 13166, “Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency.” The EEOC’s plan provides […]

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