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EEOC Sues KTF Enterprises and Kirker Enterprises for Disability Discrimination

Employees with Disabilities Denied Reasonable Accommodations, Federal Agency Charges Newburgh, N.Y. – KTF Enterprises, Inc. and Kirker Enterprises, Inc., which operate a nail polish factory in Newburgh, New York, violated federal law when they denied reasonable accommodations to employees with […]

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EEOC Sues Monroe Hotel for Pay Discrimination

Courtyard Monroe Airport Hotel Paid Women Less Because of Their Gender, Federal Agency Charges NEW ORLEANS – The operators of the Courtyard Monroe Airport hotel in Monroe, La., violated federal law when they discriminated against employees because of their sex, […]

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Blackwater Protection & Detective Agency To Pay $35,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

MIAMI – Blackwater Protection & Detective Agency, LLC will pay $35,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commis­sion (EEOC), the agency announced today. According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, Blackwater […]

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Kroger to Pay $40,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Jonesboro Supermarket Refused to Accommodate Disabled Employee and Unlawfully Fired Him, Federal Agency Charged ATLANTA – Cincinnati-based national grocery store chain Kroger will pay $40,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), […]

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EEOC Sues Birchez Associates and Rondout Properties Management for Sex Harassment

Egregious Abuse Forced Female Employees to Resign, Federal Agency Charges KINGSTON, N.Y. – Birchez Associates, LLC and Rondout Properties Management, LLC, Kingston, N.Y.-based housing development and property management companies, violated federal law when they subjected female employees to a sexually […]

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EEOC Sues McDonald’s Franchise For Religious Discrimination

Longwood Restaurant Failed to Hire Applicant Because of His Beard, Federal Agency Charges in Lawsuit ORLANDO, Fla. – Chalfont & Associates Group, Inc., owner of multiple McDonald’s restaur­ants in Central Florida, violated federal law when it refused to hire a […]

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North Liberty Police Department to Pay $12,000 to Resolve EEOC Discrimination Finding

Officer Was Subjected to Sexual Harassment, Retaliation and Finally Constructive Discharge, Federal Agency Charged INDIANAPOLIS – The North Liberty, Ind., Police Department will pay $12,000 and make significant revisions to its anti-harassment policy and procedures to resolve a sexual harassment […]

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Party City to Pay $39,000 To Settle EEOC Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Suit

Party Supplier Fired Employee Due to Pregnancy and Pregnancy-Related Condition, Federal Agency Charged HOUSTON – Party City Corporation has agreed to pay $39,000 in lost wages and damages and to provide other significant relief in order to settle a pregnancy […]

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EEOC Sues Powerlink for Disability Discrimination

Maintenance Company Denied Hearing-Impaired Employee a Reasonable Accommodation and Fired Her, Federal Agency Charges DETROIT – Powerlink Facilities Management Services, a Michigan-based management and maintenance services company, has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for failing […]

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EEOC Sues Citizens Bank for Disability Bias

Company Refused to Accommodate Employee With Anxiety By Reassignment to Vacant Position, Federal Agency Charges PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Citizens Bank, N.A. violated federal law by failing to reassign a long-term employee to one of several vacant positions after he became […]

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