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Aspire Health Partners to Pay $115,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Behavioral Health Care Organization Failed to Hire Former Employee Due to Her Prior Workplace Injury, Federal Agency Charged TAMPA, Fla. – Aspire Health Partners, a non-profit behavioral health care organization head­quartered in Orlando, Florida, will pay $115,000 and furnish other […]

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Melinda C. Dugas Appointed as Regional Attorney for Charlotte District Office

WASHINGTON — Melinda C. Dugas has been appointed Regional Attorney for the EEOC’s Charlotte District Office, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today. Dugas brings with her nearly two decades of litigation and appellate experience, and has a […]

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Sacramento Car Dealership Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Worker Fired Because She Might Have Cancer, Says Federal Agency SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Used car dealers Victory Automotive Group, Inc. and Cappo Management XXIX, Inc. violated federal law the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed […]

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Engie Services Inc. Sued by EEOC For Same-Sex and Race Harassment

Airport Baggage Handling and Maintenance Service Company Subjected African American Male Workers to Sex and Race Harassment, Federal Agency Charges BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Engie Services Inc., a Canadian company that provides baggage handling and maintenance services at airports across the […]

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EEOC Sues Lonza America / Arch Chemicals for Disability Discrimination

Nationwide Company Violated Federal Law When It Conducted Unlawful Medical Exams And Fired a Recovering Opioid Addict, Federal Agency Charges CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Lonza America, Inc., which formerly operated in Charleston, Tenn., as Arch Chemicals, Inc., a manufacturer of pool […]

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Desert Truss and Buttrum Construction to Pay $70,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

Companies’ Owner Subjected a Female Employee to Sexual Harassment, Then Fired Her for Opposing It, Federal Agency Charged SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Desert Truss, Inc., a construction supplies manufacturer based in Arizona, and Buttrum Construction, Inc., a home building company […]

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Blackstone Consulting, Inc. Will Pay $37,500 To Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Suit

Los Angeles-Based Service Fired Cleaner Because She Wasn’t Fluent in English, Federal Agency Charged BALTIMORE – Blackstone Consulting Inc, which provides environmental, facilities management and other services to clients, will pay $37,500 in monetary relief and furnish equitable relief to […]

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EEOC Sues Trimark Foodcraft for Disability Discrimination

Commercial Kitchen Supplier Denied Reasonable Accommodation to Employee With Disability and Then Fired Her, Federal Agency Charges WINSTON SALEM, N.C. – Strategic Equipment, LLC, doing business as TriMark Foodcraft, LLC, a Massachusetts-based company that specializes in the distribution of commercial […]

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City Sports to Pay $420,000 to Settle EEOC Race and National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

Sports Fashion Chain Refused to Hire or Promote African Americans and Hispanics Into Management Positions and Harassed Black Employees, Federal Agency Charged CHICAGO – City Sports, a chain of sports fashion stores with over 15 locations in Chicago and the […]

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EEOC Announces Two Staff Appointments

New Hires Will Start on Oct. 26 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the appointment of Darrell Stewart and Katrina Grider to the agency’s Revolving Funds Program. Stewart will serve as the Revolving Funds Management […]

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