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Guidewire Software to Pay $200,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Federal Agency Claimed Software Publisher Failed to Provide Reasonable Accommodation to Qualified Applicant with Hearing Loss SAN FRANCISCO – Foster City-based software publisher Guidewire Software, Inc. will pay $200,000 and hire a consultant to facilitate changes to its policies and […]

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Covenant Healthcare Will Pay $104,707 to Settle EEOC Wage Discrimination Lawsuit

Saginaw-Based Health Care System Paid Female Employee Less Money Than Two Male Co-Workers, Federal Agency Charged DETROIT — Covenant Medical Center, Inc., doing business as Covenant HealthCare, a non-profit health care system based in Saginaw, Mich., will pay $104,707 and […]

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EEOC Sues Chipotle Mexican Grill for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Restaurant Allowed Coworker to Repeatedly Harass Manager and Fired Her for Complaining, Federal Agency Charges TAMPA, Fla. – Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., an international restaurant chain, violated federal law when a Tampa location service manager was sexually harassed by a […]

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Walmart, Inc. to Pay $20 Million to Settle EEOC Nationwide Hiring Discrimination Case

Retail Giant to Cease Physical Abilities Testing Which Disproportionally Excluded Female Order Filler Applicants, Federal Agency Charged LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Walmart, Inc. will pay $20 million, stop using a pre-employment test, and furnish other relief to settle a companywide, sex-based […]

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EEOC Updates COVID-19 Technical Assistance Publication

Comprehensive Guide Compiles Resources to Address Common Workplace Questions WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted an updated technical assistance document, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws […]

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Presbyterian Healthcare to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

Presbyterian’s Lincoln County Medical Center Subjected African American EMT to Race Harassment and Retaliation for Filing Complaint, Federal Agency Charged ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Presbyterian Healthcare Services, operating Lincoln County Medical Center and its emergency services unit in Ruidoso, N.M., will […]

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EEOC Sues the Ohio State University for Age Discrimination

Human Resources Generalist Fired Because of Age, Federal Agency Charges COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University (OSU), a public research university, violated federal law by firing a human resources generalist in the College of Education and Human Ecology (CEHE) […]

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Presbyterian Healthcare to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

Presbyterian’s Lincoln County Medical Center Subjected African American EMT to Race Harassment and Retaliation for Filing Complaint, Federal Agency Charged ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Presbyterian Healthcare Services, operating Lincoln County Medical Center and its emergency services unit in Ruidoso, N.M., will […]

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EEOC Holds Remote Public Meeting to Consider NPRM On Conciliation

Agency Seeks to Clarify Steps to Parties to Encourage More Voluntary Compliance WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today held a remote meeting to discuss a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on conciliation. The EEOC is proposing […]

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