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Media Advisory: EEOC and OFCCP to Host Second Hire Initiative Roundtable

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will host, as part of HIRE, a virtual roundtable entitled Untapped Potential: Reimagining Equity for Workers with Gaps […]

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DLS Engineering Associates to Pay $70,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Federal Contractor Failed to Hire Pregnant Woman, Federal Agency ChargedJACKSONVILLE – DLS Engineering Associates, LLC, a federal contractor based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, will pay $70,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. […]

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S&C Electric Company to Pay $315,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Chicago Company Refused to Permit a Qualified Employee With A Disability to Return to His Position Following Medical Leave, Federal Agency ChargedCHICAGO – S&C Electric Company, a designer and manufacturer of switching and control products for power transmission and distribution […]

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Agropur Agrees to Pay $79,000 to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Dairy Processor Fired Disabled Employee Rather Than Accommodate Her, Federal Agency ChargesGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Agropur, Inc., a dairy processor and U.S. subsidiary of Canadian-based Agropur Cooperative, will pay $79,000 and provide other relief to settle a federal disability discrimination […]

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EEOC Sues Hillstone for Age Discrimination

Restaurant Refused to Hire Older Applicants at Its New York City Locations, Federal Agency ChargesNEW YORK – Hillstone Restaurant Group, Inc. violated federal law by denying employment to applicants age 40 and over for front-of-house positions at its two New […]

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EEOC Announces Opening of 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection

Deadline to Submit and Certify Reports is May 17, 2022WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that the 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is now open. The deadline for submitting and certifying 2021 EEO-1 Component […]

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EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2021 Performance Report and Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Justification

Fiscal 2023 Builds on Reset Year and Advances PrioritiesWASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released its report on the agency’s performance during the 2021 fiscal year and its proposed budget for fiscal year 2023. Key fiscal […]

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EEOC Announces Opening of 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection

Deadline to Submit and Certify Reports is May 17, 2022WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that the 2021 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is now open. The deadline for submitting and certifying 2021 EEO-1 Component […]

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Software People, Inc. Settles EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit

IT Staffing Agency Refused to Refer Applicant Who Objected to Recruiter’s Discriminatory Inquiry Concerning His Age, Federal Agency ChargedNEW YORK – Software People, Inc., an IT support staffing agency based in Long Island, New York that contracts with local and […]

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EEOC Sues International Paper for Disability Discrimination

Paper Company Refused to Hire Applicant After Learning He Took ADHD Medication, Federal Agency ChargesDALLAS – Memphis-based International Paper, Co., one of the world’s largest producers of fiber-based products such as packaging materials and fiber pulp, violated federal law by […]

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