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EEOC Sues Atlantic Properties Management Corporation and Diversified Funding for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

Federal Agency Charges Property Management Companies With Revoking Job Offer From Woman With Breast CancerBOSTON – Atlantic Properties Management Corporation and its affiliate, Diversified Funding, Inc., property management companies in Boston, violated federal law by failing to provide a reasonable […]

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EEOC Sues Covenant Woods for Age and Disability Discrimination

Federal Agency Charges Retirement Community With Firing Long-Tenured Receptionist Because of Age and DisabilityATLANTA – Covenant Woods Senior Living, LLC and BrightSpace Senior Living, LLC (together, “Covenant Woods”), which operate the Covenant Woods retirement community in Columbus, Georgia, violated federal […]

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Pete’s Car Smart to Pay $145,000 to Settle EEOC Age and Disability Discrimination Suit

Settles Federal Charges Car Dealership Fired Long-Time Employee After Heart Surgery With Slurs About Her AgeDALLAS – Amarillo-based dealership Pete’s Car Smart will pay $145,000 and furnish other relief to settle an age and disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the […]

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Hospital Housekeeping Systems to Pay $520,000 in EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Settles Federal Agency Charges That Company Fired Employees Who Failed Functions Test, Despite Their Ability to Perform Their JobsFORT SMITH, Ark. – Hospital Housekeeping Systems, LLC (HHS), a provider of housekeeping, food and facilities support to numerous industries, based in […]

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Paramount Healthcare Consultants to Pay $50,000 in EEOC Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

Settles Federal Charges El Paso Care Center Retaliated Against Housekeeping Aide for Reporting AbuseDALLAS – Paramount Healthcare Consultants, LLC, which operates nursing care facilities across Texas and Louisiana, will pay $50,000 to settle a sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed […]

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Jury Awards $1.675 Million in EEOC Disability Discrimination Case Against McLane Northeast

Federal Agency Charged That Syracuse-Area Distribution Company Refused to Interview and Hire a Qualified Deaf Applicant for Two Warehouse JobsNEW YORK – A seven-person jury in Syracuse, New York returned a verdict this afternoon to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit […]

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Walmart to Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Settles Federal Charges That Nationwide Retailer Permitted Hostile Work Environment For Female EmployeeBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Walmart Inc., a nationwide retailer of groceries and other goods, agreed to pay $30,000 and provide other relief to settle charges of sexual harassment in […]

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Affordable Home Furnishings to Pay $105,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charges That Furniture Retailer Subjected African American Manager to a Hostile Work Environment and Fired Him When He ComplainedNEW ORLEANS – Affordable Rent-to-Own, LLC, doing business as Affordable Home Furnishings, a furniture retailer and lessor based in Louisiana, […]

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EEOC Sues Shane’s Rib Shack Franchisee for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Popular Restaurant Franchisee Subjected Teenage Employee to Sexually Hostile Work Environment Then Fired Her for Complaining, Federal Agency ChargesATLANTA – RSPS Holdings, a franchisee of the popular fast-casual barbeque restaurant, Shane’s Rib Shack, violated federal law when it subjected a […]

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J&M Industries to Pay $105,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Manufacturing and Distribution Company Settles Federal Lawsuit Alleging It Fired Employee Because of AgeNEW ORLEANS – J&M Industries, Inc., a manufacturing and distribution company based in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, has agreed to pay a former employee $105,000 to settle an age […]

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