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Viewpoint and CampusPoint to Pay $225,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Settlement Resolves Federal Suit Charging the Companies Unlawfully Rejected a Job Applicant Because of DeafnessPORTLAND, Ore. — Construction software developer Viewpoint, Inc. and its recruiter CampusPoint Corporation will pay $225,000 and provide significant affirmative relief to resolve a disability discrimination […]

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EEOC Sues Novo Nordisk for Age Discrimination

Pharmaceutical Company Denied Obesity Care Specialist a Lateral Transfer Based on Her Age, Federal Agency ChargesNEW YORK – Novo Nordisk, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of insulin and diabetes care products based in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey, violated federal law […]

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EEOC Sues Del Frisco’s of Georgia for Firing Employee Because of Her Religion

Atlanta Restaurant Scheduled Employee to Work in Violation of Her Religious Beliefs, Then Fired Her for Not Working, Federal Agency ChargesATLANTA – Del Frisco’s of Georgia, LLC, a restaurant located in Atlanta, violated federal law by firing a server when […]

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Giertsen to Pay $140,000 to Settle EEOC Race Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Construction and Renovation Company Subjected Black Employees to Racial Slurs and Employee Was Fired After Complaining About the Harassment, Federal Agency ChargedMILWAUKEE – A Waukesha, Wisconsin construction and commercial real estate renovation company will pay $140,000 and furnish other relief […]

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EEOC’s Pivot to Virtual Mediation Highly Successful, New Studies Find

Agency Will Continue to Offer Virtual Option to Participants Even After In-Person Services ResumeWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced that two new independent studies report overwhelming satisfaction with the EEOC’s mediation program as well as […]

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EEOC v. Activision Blizzard Claims Process is Open

Current and Former Employees Encouraged to File a Claim of Sexual Harassment, Pregnancy Discrimination, and Related Retaliation to Share in $18 Million Claim FundLOS ANGELES – On March 30, 2022, a federal court approved the settlement of a sexual harassment […]

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EEOC Sues Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. for Sexual Harassment

Fast Food Chain Allowed Male Manager to Sexually Harass Female Employee at Alabama Location, Federal Agency ChargedBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., a fast food chain headquartered in Newport Beach, California with restaurants throughout the United States, violated federal […]

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Restaurant Admits to Pregnancy Discrimination and Pays $30,000 to Resolve EEOC Lawsuit

Bourne’s House Admits Firing and Refusing to Rehire a Worker Because She Was PregnantNEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana restaurant admitted that it violated federal law when it fired and then later refused to rehire a worker because she was pregnant […]

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Lindsay Ford to Pay $105,000 to Settle EEOC Sex, National Origin and Racial Harassment Suit

Company Permitted Racial Epithets, and Sexually Charged Behavior Toward South Asian Worker, Federal Agency ChargedBALTIMORE – Lindsay Ford and Lindsay Ford Management Company, an automobile dealership in Wheaton, Maryland, will pay $105,000 and furnish significant injunctive relief to settle a […]

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A Message from EEOC Chair Charlotte A. Burrows on Older Americans Month 2022

Each May, we observe Older Americans Month to honor older adults for their significant impact on our nation – often as loved ones, colleagues, mentors, and volunteers – and to recommit to addressing their unique needs as a vital population. […]

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