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Jacksons Food Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination for the Second Time

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 17:47
Jackson Energy, a division of Jacksons Food Stores, violated federal law by refusing to accommodate a worker recovering from wrist surgery and terminating her because of her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed Friday.

EEOC Sues Halo Unlimited for Disability Discrimination

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 17:38
Halo Unlimited, Inc., dba Infant Hearing Screening Specialists, a Corona, Calif.-based company, violated federal law when it denied an accommodation to a pregnant employee with a disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), announced in a lawsuit filed today.

EEOC Sues Triton Management for Disability Discrimination

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 17:36
Triton Management, LLC, a Carlsbad, Calif.-based company, violated federal law when it failed to accommodate an employee with a disability and instead fired her, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), announced in a lawsuit filed today.

Harborview / Senior Care Properties Sued By EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:44
A certified nursing assistant with rheumatoid arthritis was denied a reasonable accommodation and then unlawfully fired by a residential rehabilitation facility because of her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

Crain Automotive Holdings Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:38
Crain Automotive Holdings, Inc., located in Sherwood, Ark., violated federal law when it refused to accommodate an employee and fired her because of her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed yesterday.

A&E Tire Sued By EEOC for Sex-Based Discrimination Against Transgender Applicant

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:18
A&E Tire, Inc., a Colorado chain of automotive service shops, violated federal law by retracting a job offer and refusing to hire a male applicant once it was discovered that he was transgender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

EEOC Sues G4s Secure Solutions for Disability Discrimination

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:10
G4S Secure Solutions USA, Inc., a Florida-based security firm which provides security services in Warren, Mich., violated federal law by denying a reasonable accommodation to an employee with a disability and then firing her, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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.

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