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Mediacom Communications to Pay $175,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Company Failed to Stop the Rampant Sexual Harassment of Female Employees, Federal Agency ChargesATLANTA – Mediacom Communications Corp., a nationwide provider of telecommunications services, will pay $175,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the […]

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Pediatric Healthcare Alliance to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit

Medical Practice Punished Nurse for Reporting Harassment by Doctor, Federal Agency ChargedTAMPA – Pediatric Healthcare Alliance, a Tampa Bay-based pediatric medical practice, will pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a retaliation discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal […]

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Equal Pay for Team USA’ Act Reintroduced Ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Legislation recently reintroduced by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) joins a growing number of federal bills on pay equity for female athletes. The “Equal Pay for Team USA” Act of 2021, first introduced in 2019, would […]

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Hedge Fund Coach Who Claimed Ripoff by ‘Billions’ Loses Appeal

Showtime Networks Inc. convinced the Second Circuit not to revive a copyright lawsuit brought by a Wall Street performance coach and author who alleged a character in the hit series “Billions” was a ripoff from her book. The U.S. Court […]

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Jury Awards Over $125 Million in EEOC Disability Discrimination Case Against Walmart

Retailer Fired Woman with Down SyndromeCHICAGO – An eight-member jury in Green Bay, Wisconsin returned a verdict of $125,150,000 in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on three claims of disability discrimination against Walmart, the federal agency […]

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Senate Votes to Confirm Jocelyn Samuels as EEOC Commissioner

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Jocelyn Samuels, by a vote of 52-47, to serve a second term as a Commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Samuels was first nominated by President Donald Trump […]

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White River Health System to Pay $52,500 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Health Care Provider Fired Older Workers With Driving Responsibilities Because of Their Age, Federal Agency ChargedLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – White River Health System, Inc., headquartered in Batesville, Ark., will pay $52,500 to four former employees as part of the settlement […]

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EEOC Sues Green JobWorks LLC for Sex Discrimination

Staffing Company Excluded Female Workers From Specific Job Assignments and Duties, Federal Agency ChargesBALTIMORE – Green JobWorks LLC, a staffing company located in Hanover, Md., violated federal law by subjecting female workers to sex discrimination in job assignments and assignment […]

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Telluride Express Settles EEOC Age Discrimination Case

Shuttle Company Discriminated Against Older Applicant by Refusing to Hire Him Because of Age Limits in Its Auto Insurance Policy, Federal Agency ChargedDENVER – San Miguel Mountain Ventures, LLC, which does business as Telluride Express in Montrose, Colorado, will commit […]

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Cardinal Health and AppleOne Settle EEOC Race Harassment / Retaliation Lawsuit

Health Care Services Company and Staffing Agency Fostered a Racially Charged, Hostile Work Environment, Federal Agency ChargedLOS ANGELES – Global health care services and products company Cardinal Health will pay $1.45 million to resolve a racial harassment and retaliation discrimination […]

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