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EEOC targets UPS Freight for alleged disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 17, 2017, 11:52am

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 8 against UPS Freight, alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

EEOC targets AT&T Pacific Bell over allegations of discrimination against deaf employee

Mark Iandolo Aug. 16, 2017, 8:48am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 8 against AT&T Pacific Bell, a telecommunications company in California, for allegations of denying an employee’s request for a sign language interpreter.

EEOC secures $2 million for former, current disabled UPS employees

Mark Iandolo Aug. 15, 2017, 9:44am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Aug. 8 that United Parcel Service (UPS) will pay $2 million to roughly 90 current and former employees after allegations of nationwide disability discrimination.

EEOC alleges creative design company manager harassed, retaliated against female employee

Mark Iandolo Aug. 15, 2017, 9:31am

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 8 against Candid Lithio, a creative design services company, for allegations of subjecting female employees to sex discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.

EEOC accuses Ohio company of sex-based discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:31am

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 2 against R&L Carriers Inc. and R&L Shared Services LLC, companies based in Wilmington, Ohio, for allegations of refusing to hire qualified females as dockworkers and loaders.

EEOC secures $160,000 settlement with Taylor Shellfish in racial harassment case

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:31am

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced July 31 that Taylor Shellfish, the largest producer of farmed shellfish in the United States, will pay $160,000 after allegations of racial harassment.

EEOC targets Honolulu car company, alleging disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:30am

HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 31 against Cutter Mazda of Honolulu for allegations of disability discrimination.

EEOC alleges Guam resort discharged employee due to gestational diabetes

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:29am

TAMUNING, Guam (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 27 against Verona Resort & Spa, a hotel resort and spa in Tamuning , for allegations of discharging a pregnant employee with a disability after failing to provide her with an accommodation.

EEOC targets parking management company, alleging gender, age discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:28am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 2 against Eagle Parking LLC, a full-service parking management company, for allegations of gender and age discrimination in employment.

EEOC alleges CSX Transportation guilty of company-wide sex-based discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:27am

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 2 against CSX Transportation for allegations of sex-based discrimination in employment.

Puerto Rico steakhouse agrees to EEOC settlement regarding age discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Jul. 31, 2017, 2:40pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced July 24 that Meat Market LLC, a steakhouse in San Juan, Puerto Rico, will pay a monetary amount to unsuccessful job applicants and better maintain a workplace free from discrimination after allegations of age discrimination.

EEOC targets New York trucking company for alleged disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jul. 31, 2017, 2:38pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 27 against Regional International Corporation, a commercial truck and trailer dealership with locations in western New York, over allegations of firing an employee who requested leave for hip replacement surgery.

Houston company to pay $145,000 EEOC settlement after alleged disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jul. 31, 2017, 2:36pm

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced July 21 that Chemtrusion Inc., a manufacturing services company in Houston, will pay $145,000 after allegations of disability discrimination.

EEOC accuses Mississippi hospital of disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jul. 31, 2017, 2:34pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 26 against Wesley Health System LLC, which does business as Merit Health Wesley and operates a general medical and surgical hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for allegations of failing to provide reasonable accommodation to a disabled employee.

EEOC targets Delaware nonprofit, alleging disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jul. 27, 2017, 3:05pm

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 17 against Connections CSP Inc., a non-profit company providing health care, housing and employment opportunities, for allegations of denying reasonable accommodation to a class of employees with disabilities.

EEOC alleges Capstone Logistics refused to hire applicant due to deafness

Mark Iandolo Jul. 26, 2017, 9:25am

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 14 against Capstone Logistics LLC, a provider of supply chain solutions to distribution centers, over allegations of refusing to hire an applicant due to his deafness.

EEOC targets global paint supply company, alleging disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jul. 26, 2017, 9:24am

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 14 against PPG Industries Inc., a global paint supply company based in Pittsburgh, over allegations of terminating an employee for a disability.

Muslim says employer made him shave beard in retaliation

Mark Iandolo Jul. 26, 2017, 9:23am

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 20 against MVM Inc., a diversified security services firm with headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia, for allegations of failing to accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs and then retaliating against him for complaining of racial harassment.

EEOC targets major sporting goods retailer for alleged racial harassment

Mark Iandolo Jul. 25, 2017, 10:29am

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 20 against Big 5 Sporting Goods, one of the largest retailers of sporting goods in the western United States, over allegations of allowing ongoing racial harassment.

EEOC alleges Hershey failed to accommodate disabled employee

Mark Iandolo Jul. 25, 2017, 10:28am

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 19 against the Hershey Company for allegedly refusing to accommodate and later firing a disabled employee.