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Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse Settles EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:10
Ichiban Japanese Restaurant, LLC, a hibachi-style restaurant doing business as Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse in Jackson, Mich., will pay $35,000 and commit to training its employees to resolve a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

EEOC Sues Aaron’s For Race Harassment

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:17

EEOC Seeks Input on FY 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:02
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released for public comment a draft of its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-2022, the agency announced today. The draft plan can be found at Regulations.gov. Comments must be submitted by 5:00 pm ET on Jan. 8, 2018. This draft plan has not been approved by the Commission and is still under review.

AccentCare to Pay $25,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:55
AccentCare, Inc., a home healthcare company headquartered in Dallas, has agreed to pay $25,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC charged in its suit that AccentCare discriminated against an employee with bipolar disorder.

Trans Ocean Seafoods To Pay $75,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:54
Northwestern Washington-based Trans Ocean Seafoods, Inc., doing business as New England Shellfish, will pay $75,000 to three female former employees and implement other relief to settle a federal lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

Day & Zimmermann Will Pay $45,000 To Settle EEOC Disability and Retaliation Suit

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:14
Day & Zimmermann NPS, a Philadelphia-headquartered provider of staffing services to the power industry, will pay $45,000 and furnish extensive injunctive relief to settle a lawsuit alleging retaliation and interference with rights filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

Siskind Group to Pay $50,000 To Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 09:38
Manhattan-based apparel company R. Siskind & Company, Inc., doing business as Siskind Group, will pay $50,000 and implement revised anti-discrimination policies and procedures to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

EEOC Sues McCready Foundation For Race and Age Discrimination

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 08:30
McCready Foundation, Inc., which operates a network of medical and care facilities on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, violated federal law when it failed to promote a worker because of her race (black) and age (53), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.

Winner Ford to Pay $150,000 To Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Suit

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:26
Chas. S. Winner, Inc., doing business as Winner Ford of Cherry Hill and Winner Ford, will pay $150,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal pay discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

Federal Court Rules in Favor of EEOC in Disability Discrimination Charge against Amsted Rail

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 17:05
A federal judge ruled in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Nov. 16 in its discrimination charge against Amsted Rail Co., Inc., the federal agency announced today. The judge ruled that Amsted, a leading manufacturer of steel castings for the rail industry, violated federal disability law when it disqualified job applicants based on the results of a nerve conduction test for carpal tunnel syndrome rather than conducting an individualized assessment of each applicant’s ability to do the job safely.

American Airlines and Envoy Air to Pay $9.8 Million to Settle EEOC Disability Suit

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:04
American Airlines and Envoy Air will pay $9.8 million in stock, which is worth over $14 million if cashed in today, and provide other significant relief to settle a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC’s suit said the airlines unlawfully denied reasonable accommodations to hundreds of employees.

EEOC Issues FY 2017 Performance Report

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:15
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made significant progress in managing the pending inventory of charges during fiscal year 2017, which ended Sept. 30, the agency reported in its annual Performance and Accountability Report published on Nov. 15.

Spec Formliners To Pay $105,000 To Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:18
Spec Formliners, Inc., a Santa Ana, Calif.-based business, will pay $105,000 and provide other relief to settle an equal pay lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

Strataforce Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:03
Strataforce, a staffing firm with offices in California, Indiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina, agreed to resolve a lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging that the company made pre-offer health inquiries of applicants in violation of federal law.

Community Pharmacy to Pay $60,000 To Settle Equal Pay Discrimination Suit

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:19
CJMBS Pharmacies, Inc., dba Community Pharmacy, a pharmacy chain in north San Diego County, will pay $60,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit files by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

Federal Court Enters Judgment in Favor Of EEOC In Suit Charging Equal Pay Act Violation By Pizza Restaurant

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:12
A federal district judge in Kansas entered judgment today in favor the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in a lawsuit alleging violation of the Equal Pay Act. This federal law prohibits companies from paying women and men unequally and retaliating against those who complain about or support a claim of unequal pay.

EEOC Dramatically Reduces Charge Inventory

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 13:00
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made significant progress in managing the pending inventory of charges in fiscal year 2017. EEOC offices deployed new strategies to more efficiently prioritize charges with merit and more quickly resolve investigations once the agency had sufficient information. Together with improvements in the agency’s digital systems, these strategies produced an increase in charge resolutions and a significant decrease in charge inventory.

EEOC Sues Anchor Staffing For Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:54
Anchor Staffing, a Chicago-based staffing agency, violated an employee’s federal civil rights when it failed to respond adequately to her complaint about sexual harassment, removed her from her work assignment, and denied her any future work, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed on November 1, 2017.

EEOC Launches Online Services for Inquiries, Appointments and Discrimination Charges

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:08
Today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched an EEOC Public Portal to provide online access to individuals inquiring about discrimination.

Phoebe Putney Hospital Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:26
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, a regional medical center located in Albany, Ga., violated federal disability discrimination law when it fired an employee after she requested leave due to her medical condition, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

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