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EEOC alleges Michigan restaurant sexually harassed female employees

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 22, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit June 15 against Georgina’s LLC, doing business as Georgina’s Taqueria, for allegations of subjecting female employees to repeated sexual harassment.


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EEOC: IDEC fired employee because of heart condition

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 22, 2018

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit June 15 against IDEC Corporation, a global industrial device manufacturer, for allegedly firing an employee because of a disability. "


Federal Gov

New Mexico restaurant allegedly refused to allow Muslim employee to wear hijab

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 22, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit June 19 against Blue Moon Diner LLC for allegedly committing religious discrimination against a female employee who is Muslim. "


Federal Gov

EEOC: South Carolina logging company to pay $53,000 after religious discrimination allegations

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 22, 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced June 20 that J.C. Witherspoon J.R. Inc., a logging company with headquarters in Alcolu, South Carolina, will pay $53,000 after allegations of religious discrimination.


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New York attorney general, governor accuse 3M of environmental contamination

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 22, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a lawsuit June 20 against 3M and five other companies after allegations of environmental contamination stemming from toxic chemicals in the companies’ products.


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Aldo Group to stop asking about criminal records during initial employment application process

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 22, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced June 19 that Aldo Group Inc., a global shoe and accessories retailer, will stop inquiring about criminal history on initial employment applications.

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