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T.C. Wheelers to Pay $25,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Harassment Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged That a Transgender Cook at Tonawanda Pizzeria Was Subjected to a Hostile Work Environment Based on Gender IdentityBUFFALO, N.Y. – T.C. Wheelers, Inc., a restaurant that operates as T.C. Wheelers Bar & Pizzeria in Tonawanda, New York, […]

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Dollar General to Pay $42,500 to Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Retailer Settled Lawsuit Alleging It Fired Sales Associate Because of Her PregnancyATLANTA – Nationwide retailer Dolgencorp, LLC, which does business as Dollar General, will pay $42,500 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. […]

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Trinity Health-Michigan to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Hospital Unlawfully Refused Applicant’s Request for Religious Exemption from Flu Shot Requirement and Rescinded Offer of EmploymentGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Trinity Health Grand Rapids, formerly known as Mercy Health St. Mary’s, a hospital and member of the Trinity Health-Michigan health […]

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EEOC Sues Ohio Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility for Age, Sex Discrimination

Federal Agency Charges The Laurels of Athens Discriminated Against Employee Because of His Age and SexCLEVELAND – The Laurels of Athens, a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Athens, Ohio, violated federal civil rights laws by discriminating against a physical therapy […]

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Cash Depot Pays $55,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

ATM Service Provider Resolves Federal Lawsuit Charging That It Failed to Accommodate And Fired Employee Because of DisabilityHOUSTON – Cash Depot, LTD, a privately owned, independent ATM service provider headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, agreed to pay $55,000 and provide […]

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EEOC Sues Disposal Company for Failing to Hire Female Trash Truck Drivers

Republic Services Rejected Female Driver in Favor of Less-Qualified Male and Under-Hires Female Drivers, Federal Agency ChargesST. LOUIS – Refuse disposal company Allied Services, LLC, doing business as Allied Waste Services of the Ozarks / Republic Services of the Ozarks, […]

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Nebraska Court Orders Trucking Company to Pay Deaf Driver Punitive Damages, Lost Wages After Jury Awarded Millions

Werner Enterprises Must Also Report Its Treatment of Future Deaf ApplicantsST. LOUIS – Werner Enterprises, Inc. and Drivers Management, LLC must pay $335,682 to a deaf truck driver months after an Omaha jury found in favor of the U.S. Equal […]

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Clarksburg JATC to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Charge

Apprenticeship Program Conciliates Claims Alleging that Female Applicants Were Denied Admission Because of SexCLARKSBURG, W.V. – Clarksburg Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC), which oversees an electrician apprenticeship program in North-Central West Virginia, has agreed to pay $150,000 and […]

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Walmart to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Lawsuit Charged Unlawful Sex Stereotyping of Woman With Young ChildrenDES MOINES, Iowa – Walmart will pay $60,000 and provide other relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced […]

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Mexico Restaurant Settles EEOC Sexual and Racial Harassment Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged That Female Servers Were Subjected to Sexual Harassment And Forced to Quit to Escape the AbuseHONOLULU – Mexico Restaurant, a Honolulu-based restaurant specializing in Mexican cuisine, has agreed to pay $227,500 and provide other relief to settle […]

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