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EEOC Sues Prestige Care / Prestige Senior Living For Disability Discrimination

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:05
Prestige Care, Inc., Prestige Senior Living, LLC and their affiliates violated federal law when they refused to provide accommodations for employees with disabilities, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today. The EEOC further alleges that the named companies engaged in the practice of denying light duty and leave as an accommodation to employees with disabilities.

EEOC Sues Volvo Group North America, LLC, For Disability Discrimination

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 15:55
Volvo Group North America, LLC, violated federal law when it refused to hire a qualified worker at its Hagerstown, Md., facility because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.

New 'Digest of EEO Law' Issued by EEOC

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:30
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is available on the EEOC’s website.

Whole Foods Market Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 17:47
“America’s Healthiest Grocery Store,” Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. dba Whole Foods Market, headquartered in Austin, Texas, denied a reasonable accommodation to a cashier with polycystic kidney disease and then fired her because of her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

EEOC Sues Pape Material Handling for Widespread National Origin Harassment

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 17:38
Pape Material Handling, Inc., a nationwide company that sells, rents, and services forklift products, violated federal law when it allowed employees to engage in widespread national origin and race harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced in a lawsuit filed today.

B.F. Saul Companies and Hospitality Group Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 16:33
The B.F. Saul group of real estate companies violated federal law when they fired a female employee after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed on September 28, 2017.

Floyd’s Equipment Sued for Racial Harassment and Retaliation

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 16:02
A Sikeston, Mo., contractor violated federal law when it subjected an employee to racial harassment and then retaliated against him when he complained about the mistreatment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a discrimination lawsuit filed today in federal court.

R Wings R Wild / Buffalo Wild Wings Sued By EEOC For Sex Discrimination

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 13:42
R Wings R Wild, LLC, dba Buffalo Wild Wings in Little Rock, Ark., violated federal law when it refused to hire a qualified male applicant and qualified males as a class for bartender positions because the company wanted female bartenders instead, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

PPG Industries To Pay $45,250 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 13:27
PPG Industries, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based paint manufacturing company, has agreed to pay $45,250 to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

EEOC Sues MVM for Systemic National Origin Discrimination and Retaliation

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 15:08
MVM, Inc., an Ashburn, Va.-based diversified security services firm, violated federal law when it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against Africans based on their national origin, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today. The EEOC also charged that MVM punished employees for complaining about the abuse in various ways, including firings.

EEOC Sues Optimal Solutions & Technologies for Disability Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 15:06
Optimal Solutions & Technologies (OST, Inc.), a provider of cyber, engineering, logistics, and managed services, violated federal law when it fired an employee because he had a benign brain tumor, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.

EEOC Sues Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore Mayor and City Council for Pay Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:56
Baltimore and its Enoch Pratt Free Library violated federal law by paying female librarian supervisors lower wages than a male coworker because of gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.

Camber Corporation Sued by EEOC for Disability and Age Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:42
Defense contractor Camber Corporation violated federal law when it denied an employee a transfer based on his son’s medical condition and then fired him, replacing him with someone more than 20 years younger, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a suit filed today.

Mid-South Extrusion Sued for Disability Discrimination by EEOC

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:33
A plastics manufacturer doing business in Monroe, La., violated federal law by firing an employee because of his actual and/or perceived disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a lawsuit filed today in New Orleans federal district court.

EEOC Sues San Diego Company Insideup for Disability Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:23
InsideUp, Inc., a San Diego-based company, violated federal law when its managers refused to provide an accommodation for an employee with a disability and then fired him shortly after his requests, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), announced in a lawsuit filed today.

EEOC Files Three Lawsuits in D.C. Metro Area Charging Sex-Based Pay Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:14
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed three lawsuits yesterday and today alleging wage discrimination against female workers. The lawsuits are part of the EEOC’s ongoing effort to combat sex discrimination in pay.

EEOC Sues Norfolk Southern Corporation For Company-Wide Disability Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:36
Norfolk Southern Corporation and subsidiary Norfolk Southern Railway Company, a provider of rail-based transportation services in 22 states, violated federal law by disqualifying a class of job applicants and employees from positions at Norfolk Southern based on disabilities, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit the agency filed today.

EEOC Sues Cummins, Inc. For Pay Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:16
Cummins, Inc., a diesel engine manufacturer which operates a call center located in Nashville, violated federal sex discrimination law when it paid a female in a benefits enrollment position less than a male colleague doing the same work, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced in a lawsuit filed yesterday.

EEOC Sues Autonation For Sex Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:15
AutoNation, one of the nation’s largest car dealerships, violated federal law by discriminating against a female assistant parts manager at its Coral Gables location when it failed to promote her to a vacant parts manager position because of her sex, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit today.

Kessinger Hunter Management Sued By EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:08
Kessinger Hunter Management (KHM), a national commercial property management company with its primary corporate offices in Kansas City, Mo., violated the law when it declined to grant a one-week extension of an employee’s medical leave and refused to him a reasonable accommodation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today.

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