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Gregg Orr Auto to Pay $325,000 to Resolve Disability and Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged Car Dealership Company Fired Longtime Employee To Avoid Healthcare CostsBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gregg Orr Auto Collection, Inc., a group of car dealerships, has agreed to pay $325,000 and provide other relief to settle a U.S. Equal Employment […]

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Cavco Industries, Palm Harbor Homes and Palm Harbor Villages to Pay $135,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Agency Found Manufactured Home Companies Allowed Discrimination Against a White Employee with Black Family MembersWACO, Texas – Cavco Industries, Inc.; Palm Harbor Homes, Inc.; and Palm Harbor Villages, Inc., which manufacture and sell manufactured homes in Waco, Texas, will pay […]

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Jacobson Memorial Hospital to Pay $45,000 in EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged Hospital Terminated Black Nursing Aide in Retaliation for Racial Harassment ComplaintBISMARCK, N.D. – Jacobson Memorial Hospital Care Center, a critical access hospital in Elgin, North Dakota, will pay $45,000 and provide other relief to settle a U.S. […]

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EEOC Issues Final Regulation on Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Aids Implementation of Civil Rights Law Expanding Protections and Accommodations for Pregnant WorkersWASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a final rule to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), providing important clarity that will allow […]

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Blackwell Security Services Will Pay $70,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Security Company Failed to Provide Religious Accommodation for Muslim EmployeeCHICAGO – Blackwell Security Services, Inc. will pay $70,000 and provide other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency […]

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Olive Garden/GMRI Inc. to Pay $30,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Manager Refused to Hire Job Applicant Because of Disability and Asked Unlawful Questions During Interview, Federal Agency ChargedPITTSBURGH – GMRI, Inc., doing business as Olive Garden, will pay $30,000 and agreed to significant non-monetary remedies under a consent decree settling […]

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BaronHR to Pay $2.2 Million in EEOC Hiring Discrimination Lawsuit

Temporary Staffing Company Resolves Federal Charges It Discriminated Against Workers Based on Race, National Origin, Sex and DisabilityLOS ANGELES – Nationwide staffing agency BaronHR, LLC will pay $2.2 million and enter a consent decree requiring extensive injunctive relief to settle […]

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American Screening to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Medical Testing Supply Company Violated Title VII by Firing Black Employee Because of Her Natural Hair Texture, Federal Agency ChargedNEW ORLEANS – Drug and medical testing supply company American Screening, LLC, has agreed to pay $50,000 and provide other relief […]

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Passages Family Support to Pay $95,000 to Resolve Religious Discrimination Charge

EEOC Investigation Finds Clinic Refused to Provide Reasonable Accommodation and Discharged Employee Because of Religious BeliefsSEATTLE – Passages Family Support, a non-profit organization with a clinic in Spokane, Washington, has agreed to pay $95,000 and provide other injunctive relief following […]

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American Screening to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Medical Testing Supply Company Violated Title VII by Firing Black Employee Because of Her Natural Hair Texture, Federal Agency ChargedNEW ORLEANS – Drug and medical testing supply company American Screening, LLC, has agreed to pay $50,000 and provide other relief […]

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