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Wedding Venue Sued by EEOC Over Sexual Harassment of Female Kitchen Staff

Chef Fired Female Cook for Denying Him Sex, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – The head chef at Liberty Warehouse, a popular Brooklyn, N.Y., wedding venue, subjected female kitchen staff to sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation, the U.S. Equal […]

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Dollar Tree Distribution, Inc. Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Company Refused to Accommodate or Hire Deaf Applicant, Says Federal Agency SEATTLE — Dollar Tree Distribution, Inc., violated federal law when it failed to accommodate or hire a deaf applicant for an entry level warehouse job at its Ridgefield, Washington […]

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Subway Franchisee Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Sandwich Shop Denied Job to Hard-of-Hearing Applicant, Federal Agency Charges INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A southern Indiana fast-food sandwich shop violated federal law by rejecting a hard-of-hearing applicant because of his hearing and resultant speech impairments according to a lawsuit filed […]

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Kindred at Home Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

Home Health Services Provider Placed Employee on Unpaid Leave After She Requested a Limited Period of Telework, Federal Agency Charged ATLANTA – Gentiva Health Services, Inc. d/b/a Kindred at Home (“Kindred”), a provider of home health services, including nursing and […]

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Airswift Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Staffing Firm Denied Disability Accommodation for a Building Superintendent With Cancer History and Reflux Disease, Federal Agency Charges SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Swift Technical Services, LLC, doing business as Airswift, a Houston-based staffing firm focused on the oil and gas […]

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Kroger Company Sued by EEOC For Religious Discrimination

Conway, Ark., Grocery Store Fired Two Workers Because of Their Religious Objections to Kroger’s New Dress Code, Federal Agency Charges LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Kroger Company, doing business as Kroger Store No. 625 in Conway, Ark., violated federal law […]

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EEOC Sues Lexus of Cool Springs for Sex Discrimination

Tennessee Dealership Fired Service Consultant Because of Her Gender, Federal Agency Charges NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Performance of Brentwood, L.P., doing business as Lexus of Cool Springs, an automobile dealership, violated federal law when it subjected a female service consultant to […]

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Hawthorn Suites Sued by EEOC for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Hotel Manager Targeted Female Housekeepers, Federal Agency Charges SEATTLE, Wash. — The owner of a Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, a hotel located near the Seattle-Tacoma airport in Kent, Wash., violated federal law when it allowed a manager to sexually harass […]

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EEOC Sues Frito-Lay for Religious Discrimination

Snack Food Giant Fired Seventh-day Adventist Sales Representative After He Refused to Train on Saturdays Due to His Religious Beliefs, Federal Agency Charges WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Frito-Lay, Inc., a Plano, Texas-based subsidiary of PepsiCo that manufactures and distributes […]

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EEOC Sues K&L Auto Crushers for Disability Discrimination

Auto Recycler Fired Employee During Treatment for Cancer After Denying Her Requests for Accommodation, Federal Agency Charges DALLAS – Tyler, Texas-based K&L Auto Crushers violated federal law when the company denied its controller’s various requests for reasonable accommodation and then […]

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