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EEOC settles retaliatory discrimination case with food management company for $35,000

Mark Iandolo Apr. 24, 2017, 9:00am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 10 that ABL Management, a food management company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will pay $35,000 after allegations of retaliatory discrimination.

Houston manufacturer to pay $150,000 EEOC penalty for alleged religious discrimination

Mark Iandolo Apr. 21, 2017, 8:52am

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that U.S. Steel Tubular Products Inc. (USSTP), a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, will pay $150,000 after allegations of religious discrimination and retaliation.

Desco Industries to pay $45,000 EEOC penalty after alleged workplace retaliation

Mark Iandolo Apr. 19, 2017, 12:36pm

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced Desco Industries Inc. will pay $45,000 after allegations of workplace retaliation.

Ultracare Las Vegas settles sex discrimination allegations with $15,000 penalty

Mark Iandolo Apr. 16, 2017, 10:17am

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced March 22 that ultrasound technician provider Ultracare Las Vegas will pay $15,000 after allegations of sex discrimination involving sex-role stereotypes.

EEOC files suit against trucking company after employee said he couldn't work on Sabbath

Mark Iandolo Apr. 16, 2017, 10:16am

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit March 20 against J.C. Witherspoon Jr. Inc., a South Carolina corporation, for allegations of refusing to accommodate the religious belief of one of its truck drivers.

KASCO settles discrimination allegations brought by Muslim, EEOC

Mark Iandolo Apr. 16, 2017, 10:14am

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced March 22 that KASCO LLC, a company based in St. Louis that manufacturers and sells butcher supplies, will pay $110,000 after allegations of employment discrimination based on national origin and religion, as well as unlawful retaliation.

EEOC settles class action against Texas Roadhouse for alleged age discrimination

Mark Iandolo Apr. 13, 2017, 9:53am

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced March 31 that Texas Roadhouse will pay $12 million after allegations of discriminating against a class of job applicants due to their age.

EEOC targets Mine Rite, alleges veteran subjected to hostile work environment

Mark Iandolo Apr. 12, 2017, 9:29am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a lawsuit March 31 against Mine Rite Technologies LLC for allegations of subjecting a veteran to a hostile work environment based on his disability.

Jeweler Zale allegedly violated ADA, to pay $30,000 penalty

Mark Iandolo Apr. 12, 2017, 9:21am

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 4 that Zale Delaware Inc., doing business as Piercing Pagoda, will pay $30,000 after allegations of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Wisconsin lighting company settles EEOC allegations of violating ADA

Mark Iandolo Apr. 11, 2017, 9:18am

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 5 that Orion Energy Systems, a lighting company in Manitowoc, Wis., will settle allegations of retaliating against an employee who objected to the company’s wellness program.

Magnolia Health to pay $325,000 to resolve EEOC complaint

Mark Iandolo Apr. 10, 2017, 12:39pm

Magnolia Health Corp., a health care and assisted-living facility company, agreed to pay $325,000 and furnish other relief after allegations of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said.

Cleaning firm to pay $16,000 to settle disability bias complaint

Mark Iandolo Apr. 10, 2017, 12:39pm

New Image Building Services Inc., a Michigan company that provides cleaning services for corporate clients in commercial buildings, agreed to pay $16,000 over allegations of disability discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said.

Management services firm to pay $12,500 in bias complaint involving male janitor

Mark Iandolo Apr. 10, 2017, 12:39pm

Executive Management Services Inc. (EMS), a commercial cleaning and facility management services company headquartered in Indiana, will pay $12,500 to settle allegations of sex discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said.

Nestlé to pay $300,000 to settle EEOC sex bias complaint

Mark Iandolo Apr. 10, 2017, 12:38pm

Nestlé Waters North America, the largest bottled water company in the world, agreed to pay $300,000 over allegations of sex discrimination against a female employee, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said.

EEOC, ValleyLife OK $100,000 deal to settle discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 7, 2017, 8:56am

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced that ValleyLife, a disability support services company, will pay $100,000 over allegations of disability discrimination.

EEOC: Rite Way Service Inc. to pay $70,000 for alleged unlawful retaliation

Mark Iandolo Apr. 6, 2017, 3:57pm

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced that Rite Way Service Inc. will pay $70,000 to a former employee over allegations of unlawful retaliation.

King-Lar settles EEOC discrimination allegations with $350,000 penalty

Mark Iandolo Apr. 6, 2017, 3:53pm

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced that King-Lar, a custom sheet metal and HVAC work company based in Decatur, Ill., will pay $325,000 over allegations of federal discrimination.

Fifth Circuit dismisses class member’s duplicative individual claim against USPS

Pam Wright Apr. 4, 2017, 12:20pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently upheld a lower court’s ruling to dismiss an individual claim brought by a U.S. Postal Service worker, saying the case was already subsumed in another pending class action administrative complaint.

Danny's Downtown charged with breaching terms of EEOC agreement

Mark Iandolo Mar. 15, 2017, 10:04am

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced March 2 that Baby O’s Restaurant, doing business as Danny’s Downtown, has agreed to settle a contempt action. The Jackson-based provider of adult entertainment services had been charged with breaching the terms of an EEOC agreement that resolves racial discrimination allegations.

C&A Tool to pay penalty of $35,000 after allegations of disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Mar. 15, 2017, 10:03am

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced March 6 that C&A Tool Engineering Inc., a Churubusco, Indiana-based manufacturing-tooling company, will pay $35,000 after allegations of disability discrimination.