Scharfenberger Law Blog

EEOC Sues Bluelinx Corp / Lake States Lumber for Disability Discrimination

Company Terminated Employee Based on Perceived Disability, Federal Agency Claims MINNEAPOLIS – A company operating in Duluth, Minn., violated civil rights law when it fired an employee because of his perceived disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged […]

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L-3 Communications to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Engineer Forced to Resign Despite Being Released to Return From Medical Leave, Federal Agency Charged DALLAS – L-3 Communications, a large defense contractor with facilities in Texas, will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit […]

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New Mexico Corrections Department to Pay $700,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination / Retaliation Suit

Older Workers Denied Promotions and Suffered Retaliation for Complaining, Federal Agency Charged ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The State of New Mexico, Corrections Department (NMCD), the state agency that operates correctional facilities throughout New Mexico, will pay $700,000 and furnish other relief […]

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Legacy Land Management, Southern Coal and Affiliates Sued by EEOC for Retaliation

Supervisor Told EEOC Witness Never to Testify Against a Coal Company, Federal Agency Charges BECKLEY, W.V. – Affiliated companies Southern Coal Corporation, Kentucky Coal Transport, LLC, and Tams Management, Inc., together with contracted hauling company Legacy Land Management, Inc., violated […]

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EEOC Sues Davis & Davis Enterprise / All Secure Security for Pay Discrimination

Baltimore Security Company Paid Female Employees Less Than Male Coworkers, Federal Agency Charged BALTIMORE – Davis & Davis Enterprise, Inc., also known as All Secure Security Company, a Baltimore-based security guard provider, violated federal law when it paid a class […]

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EEOC Sues Greyhound Lines, Inc. For Religious Discrimination

Bus Carrier Refused to Accommodate Muslim Driver’s Religious Beliefs, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Dallas-based Greyhound Lines, Inc., the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States, violated federal law when it refused to accommodate the religious beliefs […]

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EEOC Sues Asset Strategies International for Pay Discrimination

Asset Dealer Paid Female Manager Less Than Male Employees, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Asset Strategies International, Inc., a Rockville, Md.-based full-service, tangible asset dealer specializing in precious metals, foreign currency and rare tangible assets, violated federal law when it […]

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Hyatt to Provide $100,000 in Pay and Benefits to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Hotel Denied Accommodations, Including the Use of a Chair, to a Front Desk Agent with a Chronic Back Impairment, Federal Agency Charged NEW YORK -Hyatt Corporation, which operates the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York City, will pay $85,000, provide […]

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Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to Pay $99,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

Telecommunications Company Fired Employee While Out on Leave for Cancer Surgery, Federal Agency Charged LOS ANGELES – Time Warner Cable, Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc. agreed to pay $99,500 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed […]

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EEOC Sues Cardinal Health and AppleOne for Race Discrimination and Retaliation

Health Care Services Company and Staffing Agency Fostered a Racially Charged Hostile Work Environment, Federal Agency Charges LOS ANGELES – Cardinal Health, a global health care services and products company, and staffing agency AppleOne violated federal law by subjecting employees […]

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