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Life University Sued By EEOC for Race Discrimination and Retaliation

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:01
Life University, Inc., the largest chiropractic college in the United States, located in Marietta, Ga., violated federal law when it treated two black employees differently because of their race and then fired them for complaining about the discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed recently.

U.S. EEOC Opens Registration for Honolulu EEO Seminar for Private and Public Employers

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:11
The federal agency tasked with enforcing laws against employment discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), announced that registration has opened for its EEOC Honolulu Technical Assistance Program Seminar (TAPS) for both private and public employer representatives, confirmed to take place on Sept. 15 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Horizontal Well Drillers Sued by EEOC For Age And Disability Discrimination In Hiring

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:34
Horizontal Well Drillers (HWD), an oil and gas drilling company with its corporate offices in Purcell, Okla., violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it declined to hire applicants based on their age or reported history of filing workers’ compensation claims, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today.

Horizontal Well Drillers

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:31
Macy’s, Inc., violated the federal disability discrimination law when it fired an employee rather than excuse a one-day absence the employee needed to address serious complications arising from her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

Ford Motor Company to Pay up to $10.125 Million To Settle EEOC Harassment Investigation

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:32
Ford Motor Company has agreed to pay up to $10.125 million to settle sex and race harassment for a group of individuals which was investigated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at two Ford plants, the federal agency announced today.

EEOC Sues Long Island-Based A&F Fire Protection for Race And National Origin Harassment, Retaliation

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:38
A & F Fire Protection Co., Inc., a Massapequa, N.Y.-based sprinkler installation company, violated federal law by creating and tolerating a hostile work environment in which black and Hispanic employees were routinely hit with racial insults and also by retaliating against employees who complained, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

New 'Digest of EEO Law' Issued by EEOC

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 14:33
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.

EEOC Sues UPS Freight for Violating the Americans With Disabilities Act

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:06
UPS Freight violated federal law by treating a truck driver who was unable to drive because of a minor stroke worse than it treated drivers unable to drive because they were convicted of driving while intoxicated, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today. The suit also challenges UPS Freight’s current union contract with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which requires discrimination in compensation for truckers with disabilities, according to the agency.

EEOC Sues Candid Lithio for Sex Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:04
Candid Lithio, a creative design services company violated federal law when they subjected a female employee to sex discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and discharged employees who associated with her, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

UPS to Pay $2 Million to Resolve Nationwide EEOC Disability Discrimination Claims

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:52
International shipping giant United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay $2 million to nearly 90 current and former UPS employees to resolve a nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit filed in 2009 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as well as to conciliate related administrative charges, the agency announced today.

EEOC Sues AT&T Pacific Bell for Disability Discrimination

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 07:08
AT&T Pacific Bell, a California telecommunications company, violated federal law when it denied an employee’s request for a sign language interpreter, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

R&L Carriers, Inc. and R&L Shared Services, LLC Sued by EEOC for Sex-based Discrimination

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:03
Wilmington, Ohio based companies, R&L Carriers, Inc. and R&L Shared Services, LLC, refused to hire qualified females as dockworkers/loaders in violation of federal law, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit today.

Eagle Parking Sued by EEOC for Sex and Age Discrimination

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:00
Eagle Parking, LLC., a full-service parking management company headquartered in Atlanta, violated federal law by discriminating against an applicant for employment because of her gender and her age, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it recently filed.

EEOC Sues CSX Transportation for Company-Wide Sex Discrimination

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 14:58
CSX Transportation, Inc., a provider of rail-based transportation services with operations throughout the eastern half of the United States, violated federal law by implementing a physical abilities test battery that causes a class-wide disparate impact on female workers seeking a range of jobs at CSX, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

EEOC Sues Cutter Mazda of Honolulu for Disability Discrimination

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 08:39
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the filing of a lawsuit against Cutter Mazda of Honolulu alleging discrimination against a job applicant due to his disability. EEOC contends that Cutter Mazda denied an applicant a job based on his hearing impairment.

EEOC Sues Verona Resort & Spa For Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:04
Verona Resort & Spa., a hotel resort and spa in Tamuning, violated federal law when it discharged a pregnant employee with a disability after failing to provide her with an accommodation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

Regional International Sued by EEOC For Firing Employee Who Requested Leave for Surgery

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 13:40
Regional International Corporation, a commercial truck and trailer dealership with locations in Western New York, unlawfully fired an employee after he requested leave for hip replacement surgery, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

EEOC Sues Wesley Health System / Merit Health Wesley For Disability Discrimination

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:40
Wesley Health System, LLC, dba Merit Health Wesley, a general medical and surgical hospital located in Hattiesburg, Miss., violated federal law when it refused to provide a reasonable accommodation to an employee with physical impairments and then fired her instead, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed on July 25, 2017.

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