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Cassone Leasing to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Long Island-Based Company Fired Employee Shortly After Learning of Pregnancy, Federal Agency ChargedNEW YORK – Cassone Leasing, Inc., a Ronkonkoma, Long Island-based company that leases and sells office trailers and storage containers, will pay $85,000 and furnish other relief to […]

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EEOC Sues Tres Hijas Berry Farm for Sex Harassment And Retaliation

Raspberry Farm Allowed Sex-Based Harassment, Federal Agency ChargesCAMARILLO, Calif. – Tres Hijas Berry Farm, LLC., an agricultural company that harvests and sells raspberries, violated federal law by allowing a class of employees, female and male, to be subjected to sex-based […]

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Heart of Cardon to Pay $115,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Senior Living Community Refused to Accommodate Qualified Employee With a Disability, Federal Agency ChargedINDIANAPOLIS – Heart of CarDon, a Bloomington, Indiana-based senior living community, will pay $115,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the […]

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EEOC Sues North Memorial Health for Disability Discrimination Against Deaf Applicant

Health Care Provider Failed to Hire and Provide Reasonable Accommodation to Qualified Applicant for Greeter Position, Federal Agency ClaimsMINNEAPOLIS – North Memorial Health violated civil rights law when it failed to hire an applicant who is deaf because of her […]

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EEOC to Add Non-Binary Gender Option to Discrimination Charge Intake Process

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it will promote greater equity and inclusion for members of the LGBTQI+ community by giving individuals the option to select a nonbinary “X” gender marker during the voluntary […]

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EEOC Sues Carolina Title Loans / Community Loans of America for Race Harassment and Disability Discrimination

Employer Refused to Allow Employee Return to Work with Crutches and Fired Her Because of Her Disability, Federal Agency ChargesGREENVILLE, S.C. – Georgia-based Community Loans of America, Inc. and its subsidiary, Carolina Title Loans, Inc., violated federal law by subjecting […]

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Court Approves EEOC’s $18 Million Settlement with Activision Blizzard

Current and Former Employees Encouraged to Make a Claim of Sexual Harassment, Pregnancy Discrimination, or Retaliation with the EEOCLOS ANGELES – U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has approved and entered the consent decree between Activision Blizzard, […]

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EEOC Sues Tres Hijas Berry Farm for Sex Harassment And Retaliation

Raspberry Farm Allowed Sex-Based Harassment, Federal Agency ChargesCAMARILLO, Calif. – Tres Hijas Berry Farm, LLC., an agricultural company that harvests and sells raspberries, violated federal law by allowing a class of employees, female and male, to be subjected to sex-based […]

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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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Long John Silver’s to Pay $200,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Centralia Restaurant Subjected Teenage Employee to Unwanted Touching and Sexual Advances, Federal Agency ChargedCHICAGO – Long John Silver’s will pay $200,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), […]

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