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Jamison Shaw Hairdressers Sued By EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Atlanta Hair Salon Unlawfully Fired Disabled Veteran, Federal Agency Charges ATLANTA – Jamison Shaw Hairdressers, which operates a salon in the Buckhead section of Atlanta, violated federal law by subjecting a disabled employee to discrimination after she requested a reasonable […]

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Chapman University to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Suit

University Fired Black Professor After Being Denied Tenure Due to Race, Federal Agency Charged SAN DIEGO – Chapman University, a private university in Orange, Calif., will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by […]

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EEOC Sues Massage Envy Spa Franchise for Pregnancy Discrimination

Spa Fired Female Employee Because She Was Pregnant, Federal Agency Charges CHARLOTTE, N.C. – CCR Wellness Investments, LLC, d/b/a Massage Envy, violated federal law when it terminated a female employee because she was pregnant, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

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South Florida Federal, Local Agencies to Observe 50th Anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights Act

Landmark Legislation Still Holds Significance for Millions of Americans MIAMI — Several federal agencies and local government bodies will join forces on July 2 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s signing of the Civil Rights Act […]

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Greystar Management Services Will Pay $25,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Management Services Company Fired Pregnant Housekeeper, Federal Agency Charged BALTIMORE – Greystar Management Services, LP, will pay $25,000 and furnish significant remedial relief to settle a federal pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the […]

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Bobby Dodd Institute to Pay $40,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Suit

Federal Agency Charged Institute Revoked Job Offers Because of Age ATLANTA – Bobby Dodd Institute, Inc. of Atlanta, an organization that provides employment opportunities to disabled individuals, will pay $40,000 and furnish other relief to settle an age discrimination lawsuit […]

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Charlotte Security Provider to Pay $155k to Settle EEOC Same-Sex Sexual Harassment / Retaliation Suit

Male Supervisor Subjected Male Employees to Sexual Touching and Comments, Federal Agency Charged CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Metro Special Police & Security Services, Inc., a Charlotte-based provider of private security and public safety services, will pay $155,000 and provide other relief […]

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EEOC Sues United Health Programs of America and Parent Company for Religious Discrimination

Company Coerced Participation in Religious Activities and Fired Employees Who Opposed Them, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – A Syosset, N.Y.-based health network violated federal law when it forced employees to take part in religious activities in the workplace and […]

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House of Raeford Farms to Pay $52,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Poultry Processor Fired Employee Because of Her Anemia, Federal Agency Charged WILMINGTON, N.C. — House of Raeford Farms, Inc., a poultry processor, will pay $52,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal […]

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SunTrust Bank to Pay $300,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Female Employees at Sarasota Branch Subjected to Repeated Physical and Verbal Harassment, Complaints Ignored, Federal Agency Charged TAMPA, Fla. – SunTrust Bank, a large regional bank, will pay $300,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed […]

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