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Global Horizons resolves harassment charges with $7.6 million settlement

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2016, 2:58pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Global Horizons Inc., a farm labor contractor, will pay $7,658,500 to resolve an alleged pattern of subjecting Thai farm workers in Washington to a hostile work environment, harassment and discrimination.

Morse Moving & Storage to pay $30,000 to settle retaliation allegations

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2016, 2:29pm

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Morse Moving & Storage will pay $30,000 to settle allegations related to retaliation.

EEOC announced $100,000 settlement with Asbestos Specialists

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2016, 1:31pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced a $100,000 settlement with Asbestos Specialists Inc. (ASI) after allegations the Baltimore-based company committed national origin discrimination.

Ellucian to pay $140,000 to resolve gender identity discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2016, 12:47pm

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Ellucian will pay $140,000 and provide significant non-monetary relief to resolve allegations of discrimination.

Cummins Power Generation pays $87,500 to resolve disability discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2016, 12:42pm

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Cummins Power Generation Inc., a Minneapolis-based power company, will pay $87,500 and furnish other relief to resolve allegations it committed disability discrimination.

EEOC accuses Murphy Oil Corporation of disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2016, 12:37pm

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged in a lawsuit that Murphy Oil Corporation violated federal law when a spin-off company fired a store manager because of his disability.

EEOC alleges Mission Hospital violated federal laws regarding religious freedoms

Mark Iandolo Apr. 30, 2016, 8:43pm

ASHVILLE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has sued Mission Hospital Inc. for allegedly violating federal law by failing to accommodate employees’ religious beliefs.

EEOC takes action against Country Fresh for alleged sex discrimination

Mark Iandolo Apr. 30, 2016, 8:14pm

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has sued Country Fresh, a milk and juice manufacturer and division of Dean Foods, over allegations of subjecting female employees to sex discrimination.

Lawler Foods to pay $1,042,000 settlement over allegations of race and national origin discrimination

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:42pm

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Lawler Foods Inc. and Lawler Foods LTD will pay $1,042,000 to settle a class race and national origin discrimination lawsuit.

EEOC announces settlement in California restaurant harassment case

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:32pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Salum Revilla Enterprises LLC, doing business as Achiote Restaurant, will pay $27,500 to settle allegations of male-on-male class sexual harassment and retaliation.

EEOC announces $1.65 million deal with Local 25 trade union over race discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2016, 8:31pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Local 25 of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association and its associated apprenticeship school agreed to pay $1.65 million combined due to allegations of race discrimination.

EEOC OKs $1.65 million deal with Local 25 union over race discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2016, 2:41pm

JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Local 25 of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association and its associated apprenticeship school have agreed to pay $1.65 million combined due to allegations of race discrimination.

RockTenn to pay $187,500 to resolve disability discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2016, 12:24pm

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced RockTenn Company and RockTenn Services Inc. will pay $187,500 to resolve allegations of disability discrimination.

Coca-Cola of Mobile to pay $35,000 to resolve sex discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2016, 12:15pm

MOBILE, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Mobile, a soft drink manufacturer, bottler and distributor, will pay $35,000 and furnish other relief after allegations of sex discrimination.

Milpas to pay $140,000 to resolve age discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2016, 12:08pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — The city of Milpas, California, has agreed to pay $140,000 and provide additional relief after allegations of discriminating based on age, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced.

EEOC, Neenah Paper OK $33,000 deal to settle disability discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 8, 2016, 12:04pm

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced Neenah Paper Inc. has agreed to pay $33,000 to resolve allegations it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Bank of America to pay $30,000 after allegedly discriminating against deaf employee

Mark Iandolo Apr. 7, 2016, 8:40pm

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that Bank of America NA has agreed to pay $30,000 and furnish other relief to resolve allegations the company engaged in disability discrimination.

EEOC charges C&A Tool with violating the ADA

Mark Iandolo Apr. 5, 2016, 10:20pm

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged manufacturing-tooling company C&A Tool Engineering Inc. with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

EEOC reaches $2.1 million deal with Mavis Discount Tire over sex discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Mar. 30, 2016, 1:13pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Mavis Discount Tire Inc., which also does business as Mavis Tire Supply Corp., Mavis Tire NY Inc. and Cole Muffler Inc., will pay $2.1 million after allegations of class sex discrimination.

EEOC targets ABC Phones of North Carolina for alleged sex discrimination

Mark Iandolo Mar. 30, 2016, 1:09pm

WILMINGTON, North Carolina. (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against ABC Phones of North Carolina Inc., charging the company with subjecting a female employee to a sexually hostile work environment.