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EEOC Sues Party City Corporation for Sex and Disability Discrimination

Retailer Unlawfully Fired Pregnant Employee Upon Receipt of Medical Information, Federal Agency Charges HOUSTON – Party supply retail chain Party City Corporation violated federal law when a Texas store fired a pregnant employee after she presented the company with physical […]

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Asurion to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Customer Service Support Provider Refused to Hire Applicant Because She Is Paraplegic, Federal Agency Charged JACKSON, Miss. – Asurion, LLC, an international customer service support provider for electronic devices based in Nashville, Tenn., has agreed to pay $50,000 and furnish […]

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Fidelity Home Energy Sued by EEOC for National Origin Discrimination

Home Improvement Contractor Discriminated Against Customers, Created Hostile Work Environment for Afghan Employee SAN FRANCISCO, CA – San Leandro-based home improvement contractor Fidelity Home Energy, Inc. violated federal law by creating a hostile work environment due to national origin that […]

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CRST to Pay $47,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged That Trucking Giant Refused to Hire Veteran Because He Uses a Service Dog CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – CRST Expedited, Inc. / CRST International, Inc. will pay $47,500 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination and […]

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Rivers Casino to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Casino Fired Employee for Asking for Medical Leave for Cancer Treatment, Federal Agency Charged CHICAGO – Midwest Gaming, LLC (operating as Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Ill.) will pay $60,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit […]

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EEOC Sues Erickson Living Management for Retaliation

Retirement Community Company Fired Director Who Opposed Disability Discrimination, Federal Agency Charges BALTIMORE – Erickson Living Management, LLC, a Catonsville, Md.-based company which builds and manages retirement communities in 11 states, violated federal law when it fired a director because […]

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Los Angeles Guidance Charter School Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Palmdale-Based School Failed to Pay Female Tutor Equally, Federal Agency Charged LOS ANGELES – Guidance Charter School, of Palmdale, Calif will pay $8,000 and provide other injunctive relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment […]

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USA Parking Services to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

MIAMI – USA Parking Services, Inc., a hospitality industry-focused valet and parking company, will pay $150,000 to settle the disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. According to the EEOC’s […]

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Pancake Chain IHOP to Pay $700,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Chain of Franchises Subjected Employees to Sexual Harassment and Retaliation, Federal Agency Charges LAS VEGAS – Several franchisees of the popular IHOP restaurant chain in Nevada and New York will pay $700,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual […]

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EEOC Sues Carmel Restaurants for Sexual Harassment

Restaurants Allowed Employees to Grope Male and Female Workers, Federal Agency Charges SAN JOSE, Calif. – Carmel eateries Porta Bella and Mediterranean Restaurants, both owned by JCFB, Inc., violated federal law by permitting employees to sexually harass male and female […]

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