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EEOC secures $475,000 settlement with Wisconsin plastics manufacturer after alleged discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jun. 6, 2017, 9:21am

GREEN BAY, Wis. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced May 26 that Wisconsin Plastics Inc. of Green Bay, Wis., a company that manufactures metal and plastic products, has agreed to a $475,000 penalty after allegations of national origin discrimination.

EEOC targets educational technology company, alleges retaliation against employee

Mark Iandolo Jun. 2, 2017, 8:42am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 24 against educational technology company IXL Learning Inc., alleging retaliation against an employee for accusing the company of discriminatory practices on Glassdoor.com.

EEOC accuses Maryland logistics company of religious discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 24, 2017, 9:06am

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 16 against XPO Mile Inc., a logistics company, for allegations of refusing to hire a Jewish job candidate who could not work on Rosh Hashanah due to his religious beliefs.

EEOC settles with summer camp for $70,000 after allegations of pregnancy discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 22, 2017, 1:06pm

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced May 17 that Carolina Creek Christian Camp Inc., a business that offers summer camping and retreats in Huntsville, Texas, will pay $70,000 after allegations of pregnancy and disability discrimination.

EEOC seeks injunctive relief against Ruby Tuesday

Mark Iandolo May 22, 2017, 12:57pm

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 17 against Ruby Tuesday Inc., a national casual dining restaurant chain, for allegations of age discrimination.

EEOC accuses North Dakota company of sexual harassment

Mark Iandolo May 17, 2017, 9:03am

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 5 against Keller Paving and Landscaping Inc. for allegations of sexual harassment.

EEOC settles for $57,000 with special education company after allegations of sex discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 17, 2017, 9:03am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced May 8 that Special Education Associates Inc., a company that provides educational services to students with developmental and learning disabilities in New York City, will pay $57,000 after allegations of sex discrimination.

EEOC targets New Jersey IT staffing company for alleged age discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 16, 2017, 9:39am

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 9 against Diverse Lynx, an IT staffing company in Princeton, New Jersey, for allegations age discrimination.

EEOC settles with Georgia restaurant for $20,000 after allegations of sexual harassment

Mark Iandolo May 16, 2017, 9:39am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced May 8 that El Chaparro Inc., a Tex-Mex restaurant in Covington, Georgia, will pay $20,000 after allegations of sexual harassment.

EEOC settles for $100,000 with Florida insurance broker after alleged pregnancy discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2017, 9:34am

ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced May 3 that Brown & Brown, an insurance brokerage firm in Daytona Beach, Florida, will pay $100,000 after allegations of pregnancy discrimination.

EEOC targets S.C. Applebee's after alleged harassment by manager

Mark Iandolo May 10, 2017, 11:31am

FLORENCE, S.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 4 against Green Apple LLC, doing business as Applebee’s Grill and Bar, for allegedly subjecting two female employees to a sexually hostile work environment.

EEOC accuses Minnesota design company of disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 9, 2017, 9:01am

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 3 against Impressions Incorporated, a St. Paul-based design, printing and packaging company, for allegations of requiring unlawful medical exams and then firing an employee because of his disability.

Fuel transport company to pay $65,000 EEOC penalty for alleged disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 5, 2017, 9:27am

AMARILLO, Texas (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 26 that Flying Star Transport, a fuel transport company in Texas, will pay $65,000 after allegations of disability discrimination.

Settlement reached with Texas company after allegations of white hoods

Mark Iandolo May 4, 2017, 8:48am

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 26 that Downhole Technology LLC will pay a $120,000 settlement after allegations of retaliatory discrimination.

North Carolina construction company to pay $35,000 after racial harassment allegations

Mark Iandolo May 4, 2017, 8:47am

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 27 that Hiatt & Mason Enterprises Inc., a structural steel erection services company, will pay $35,000 after allegations of racial harassment.

Baltimore hospital settles allegations of disability discrimination with $180,000 payment

Mark Iandolo May 1, 2017, 3:13pm

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 27 that Harbor Hospital Inc., trading as MedStar Hospital, will pay $179,576 after allegations of federal disability discrimination.

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.