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EEOC accuses Stevens Transport of violating Americans with Disabilities Act

Mark Iandolo Dec. 6, 2016, 9:39am

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 30 against Stevens Transport, a refrigerated trucking company, for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

EEOC targets Labor Solutions in Alabama for alleged civil rights violations

Mark Iandolo Nov. 29, 2016, 9:37am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 18 against Labor Solutions LLC, formerly known as East Coast Labor Solutions LLC, alleging civil rights violations.

EEOC alleges Spec Formliners paid female sales reps less than male counterparts

Mark Iandolo Nov. 22, 2016, 11:22pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 17 against Spec Formliners Inc. of Santa Ana, California, over allegations of paying a female sales representative less than a male sales representative.

OnSite Solutions to pay EEOC penalty of $50,000 to settle allegations of race discrimination

Mark Iandolo Nov. 22, 2016, 11:16pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 15 that automobile detailing business OnSite Solutions LLC will pay $50,000 to settle allegations of race discrimination.

EEOC slaps M&T Bank with disability discrimination lawsuit

Michelle de Leon Nov. 17, 2016, 9:42pm

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - M&T Bank faces a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of the company’s former employee.

Georgia Power Co. settles for more than $1.5 million in disability discrimination case

Mark Iandolo Nov. 16, 2016, 9:22am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 15 that Georgia Power Co. will pay $1,586,500 to settle allegations of disability discrimination.

Labor Ready resolves EEOC race, sexual harassment allegations with $72,500 settlement

Mark Iandolo Nov. 16, 2016, 9:21am

WASHINGTON, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 10 that Labor Ready Northeast Inc. (Labor Ready) will pay $72,500 to settle allegations of race and sexual harassment.

J.B. Hunt agrees to drug test changes in deal with EEOC involving religious discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Nov. 16, 2016, 9:20am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 15 that J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America, will pay $260,000 after allegations of race, national origin and religious discrimination.

Arkansas McDonald's to pay $103,000 after allegations of HIV discrimination

Mark Iandolo Nov. 16, 2016, 9:13am

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 10 that a McDonald’s restaurant owned and operated by Mathews Management Co. and Peach Orchard Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, will pay $103,000 after allegations of disability discrimination.

EEOC alleges Bayou City Wings in Houston failed to hire applicants because of age

Mark Iandolo Nov. 9, 2016, 10:45am

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit on Nov. 3 against Bayou City Wings, a restaurant chain in Houston, over allegations of engaging in an unlawful pattern of intentional age discrimination.

Safeway agrees to EEOC settlement of $27,000 to resolve disability discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Nov. 9, 2016, 10:44am

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 2 that Safeway agreed to pay $27,000 in monetary damages and return an employee to work after allegations of disability discrimination.

Company allegedly required woman to wear pants, EEOC says

Mark Iandolo Nov. 9, 2016, 10:42am

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 3 against Akebono Brake Corp., a company in Michigan that designs and manufactures automotive brakes, over allegations of violating federal civil rights laws.

EEOC takes action against El Chaparo over allegations of sexual harassment

Mark Iandolo Nov. 9, 2016, 10:40am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 4 against El Chaparo Inc. over allegations one of its male owners sexually harassed four female servers at the company's Tex-Mex restaurant in Greensboro, Georgia.

EEOC files lawsuit against JL Schwieters Construction Inc. over racial harassment allegations

Mark Iandolo Nov. 9, 2016, 10:37am

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 3 against JL Schwieters Construction Inc. of Hugo, Minnesota, over allegations of subjecting African-American employees to a hostile work environment based on their race.

Sharp Healthcare in San Diego to pay $90,000 after allegations of disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Nov. 3, 2016, 9:33am

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced this week that Sharp Healthcare, one of San Diego County’s largest private companies, will pay $90,000 after allegations of disability discrimination.

EEOC settles with BNV Home Care Agency for $125,000 after genetic discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Nov. 3, 2016, 9:25am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced this week that BNV Home Care Agency Inc., a provider of companionship and home care services for seniors throughout New York City, will pay $125,000 after allegations of genetic discrimination.

ABC Phones of North Carolina settles allegations of sexual harassment with $50,000

Mark Iandolo Nov. 3, 2016, 9:22am

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced this week that ABC Phones of North Carolina, which does business as A Wireless, will pay $50,000 after allegations of same-sex sexual harassment.

Farmers Insurance Exchange to pay $225,000 to resolve race discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Nov. 3, 2016, 9:21am

FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced this week that Farmers Insurance Exchange will pay $225,000 after allegations of race discrimination and retaliation.

Attorney: Don't reject applicants' requests or you could face legal trouble

Robert Lawson Nov. 1, 2016, 1:52pm

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — McDonald's has agreed to pay more than $56,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and create more accommodations for disabled applicants.

EEOC announces $750,000 settlement with Schenker after race discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Nov. 1, 2016, 9:20am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced last week that Schenker Inc., a leader in contract logistic services, will pay $750,000 after several charges of discrimination were filed against the company.