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EEOC Sues Trafficade for Harassing Two Hispanic Employees

Work Zone Services Company Harassed Two Employees Because of their National Origin and Retaliated Against Them When They Complained, Federal Agency Charges PHOENIX – Trafficade Service, Inc. violated federal law when it subjected two Hispanic employees to verbal and physical […]

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Aspire Health Partners Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Behavioral Health Care Organization Refused to Hire Former Employee Due to Her Prior Workplace Injury, Federal Agency Charges TAMPA, Fla. – Aspire Health Partners, a non-profit behavioral healthcare organization head­quartered in Orlando, Fla., violated federal law by refusing to hire […]

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Martin Ebel Named EEOC’s Director of Field Programs Effective Oct. 1

WASHINGTON – Janet Dhillon, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), has named Martin (“Marty”) S. Ebel to be the agency’s director of the Office of Field Pro­grams (OFP), effective Oct. 1, the federal agency announced today. The […]

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Sol Mexican Grill, LLC And Sol Mexican Grill Two, LLC to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Agreement Resolves Claims of Sexual Harassment and Retaliation D.C.— Sol Mexican Grill, LLC and Sol Mexican Grill Two, LLC, (“Sol Mexican Grill”), which own and operate several restaurants in Washington, D.C., will pay $50,000 and furnish equitable relief to resolve […]

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McDonald’s Franchisor Settles EEOC Religious Discrimination Suit

Orlando Restaurant Refused to Accommodate Religious Practices of Jewish Maintenance Worker Applicant, Federal Agency Charged ORLANDO, Fla. – Chalfont & Associates Group, Inc., owner of 11 McDonald’s restaurants in the Greater Orlando Central Florida area, has agreed to pay $69,555 […]

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Air Systems Inc. to Pay $1.25 Million to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Suit

Civil Rights Agency Obtains Relief for Workers Who Faced Racial Slurs and Noose at Apple Park Construction Site CUPERTINO, CA – A San Jose-based electrical subcontractor at the Apple Park construc­tion project, Air Systems Inc. (ASI), will pay $1,250,000 to […]

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Baccarat to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit for Race, Sexual Orientation and Disability Harassment

Manhattan Store Forced Employee to Quit Due to Abuse, Federal Agency Charged NEW YORK – Baccarat, Inc., which operates a retail store in Manhattan that sells luxury crystal products, will pay $100,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit […]

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EEOC Settles National Origin and Race Discrimination Case on Behalf of Thai Farm Workers

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the settlement of its national origin and race discrimination case against defendants Green Acre Farms, Inc. and Valley Fruit Orchards, LLC. The settlement encompasses monetary relief and injunctive […]

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Crothall Healthcare Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Linen Services Provider Refused to Hire Individual Because of His Disabilities, Federal Agency Charged ATLANTA – Crothall Healthcare, Inc., a medical laundry and linen service, violated federal law when it refused to extend a job offer to an applicant at […]

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Multi-South Management Services to Pay $42,500 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination and Disability Lawsuit

Apartment Management Company Failed to Accommodate Employee with Pregnancy-Related Conditions, Then Fired Her, Federal Agency Charged BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Multi-South Management Services, LLC, a Memphis-based property management company, has agreed to pay $42,500 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle […]

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