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EEOC Launches New Data Tool to Track Employment Trends

Interactive Tool Allows Users to Search Data by Sex, Race/Ethnicity, Location and Industry Sector WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched EEOC Explore, a new interactive data query and mapping tool that gives users access to […]

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Construction Company to Pay $38,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Company Revoked Job Offer When It Learned Applicant Was Pregnant, Federal Agency Charged ST. LOUIS – The Harlan Company, a St. Louis-based construction company, will pay $38,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the […]

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EEOC Announces New Process for Requesting Formal Opinion Letters

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announced today that it has launched a new process for the public to request a formal opinion letter concerning Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) […]

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Marcus G. Keegan Appointed as Regional Attorney for EEOC’s Atlanta District Office

WASHINGTON — Marcus G. Keegan has been appointed regional attorney for the Atlanta District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. Keegan brings with him nearly two decades of litigation experience and has […]

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Kansas City Nursing Home to Pay $40,000 to Settle EEOC Pay Discrimination Claims

Edgewood Manor Paid Female Nurses Less Than Males, Federal Agency Charged ST. LOUIS – Edgewood Manor OPCO, LLC, a former owner of Edgewood Manor, a skilled nursing facility in Raytown, Mo., will pay $40,000 and furnish other relief to settle […]

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Del Taco, LLC Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Teenagers Were Harassed and Then Retaliated Against, Federal Agency Charged LOS ANGELES – Del Taco, LLC., a fast-food chain, will pay $1,250,000 and provide other relief to settle a lawsuit which the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed against […]

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Harris Funeral Homes to Pay $250,000 to Settle Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Involving Transgender Employee

Transgender Funeral Director Lost Job After She Announced Gender Transition, Federal Agency Charged DETROIT – Detroit-based R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. will pay $250,000 to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

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Davis & Davis Enterprise Settles EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

Security Company Paid Female Employees Lower Wages Than Male Employees For Equal Work, Federal Agency Charged BALTIMORE – Maryland-based Davis & Davis Enterprise, Inc., an employer of security guards that also operates under the name All Secure Security Company, has […]

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EEOC Issues Revised Publications on the Employment of Veterans with Disabilities

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued three revised documents that address the employment of veterans with disabilities, pursuant to EEOC Chair Janet Dhillon’s priority of providing robust compliance assistance by delivering up-to-date guidance on the […]

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Sierra Academy of Aeronautics to Settle EEOC Disability and Retaliation Lawsuit

Flight Instruction Companies Fired Employee With Disability for Taking a Medical Leave of Absence, Federal Agency Charged FRESNO, Calif. –KS Aviation, Inc., doing business as the Sierra Academy of Aeronautics in Atwater, Calif., and Xing Kong Aviation Service, LLC have […]

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