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EEOC Sues Cañon City Chili’s Restaurant for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

DENVER – A Chili’s restaurant in Cañon City, Colorado, violated federal law by subjecting female employees to sexual harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today. According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, the […]

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South Carolina Waste Company to Pay $32,500 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Suit

Company Refused to Interview a Woman to be a Waste Truck Driver, Federal Agency Charges ATLANTA – American Pride Waste Solutions, Inc., a Bluffton, S.C., waste disposal company, will pay $32,500 and furnish other relief to settle a sex discrimination […]

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Cummins, Inc. to Pay $77,500 to Settle EEOC Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Nashville Engine Company Paid a Female Employee Less Than a Male Performing the Same Work, Federal Agency Charged NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that Cummins, Inc., a manufacturer of diesel engines, will pay […]

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HELP USA to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Harassment Suit

Housing Provider Allowed Harassment of Female Employees to Go Unchecked, Federal Agency Charged NEW YORK – HELP USA, Inc., a nationwide provider of housing and support services, will pay $150,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit for sexual […]

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Mid South Extrusion to Pay $70,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Company Fired Employee Due to Lung Issues, Federal Agency Charged NEW ORLEANS — Mid South Extrusion, Inc., a flexible packaging company based in Monroe, La., has agreed to pay $70,000 in lost wages and damages and provide other significant relief […]

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EEOC Sues Goodwill Industries for Failure to Provide Disability Accommodations

Employer Refused to Provide Accommodations for Janitor With Cognitive Disability, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – Goodwill Industries of New York and New Jersey, which provides job opportunities to people with disabilities, violated federal law when it failed to provide […]

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EEOC Sues Plantation IHOP Franchise for Sexual Harassment

Owner/General Manager Sexually Harassed Female Employees, Federal Agency Charges FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A Plantation, Florida IHOP restaurant franchise violated federal law when its owner and general manager subjected a class of female employees to sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal […]

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Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Health Care Company Refused to Hire Deaf Applicant Because of Her Disability, Federal Agency Charged DALLAS – BlueCross/Blue Shield of Texas (BCBS), a Dallas health care company, will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit […]

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Friedman Realty Group to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Real Estate Investment Firm Fired Employee Because of Pregnancy, Federal Agency Charged CAMDEN, N.J. — Friedman Realty Group, Inc., a Gibbsboro, N.J.-based real estate investment firm that owns and manages apartment communities, retail shopping centers and professional office buildings, will […]

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Sys-con, LLC to Pay $70,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Female Employees Subjected to Sexual Harassment, Assault and Retaliation by Supervisor, Federal Agency Charged BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Sys-Con, LLC, a Sys-Con, LLC, a Montgomery, Ala.-based general contractor, will pay two former female employees a total of $70,000 and furnish other […]

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