PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Landis Retirement Community and its managing entity, Landis Communities, will settle allegations of federal pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination and retaliation with a $132,500 payment.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — U. S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch has announced the Justice Department has filed a complaint against the state of North Carolina, the University of North Carolina (UNC) and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS), alleging the defendants are discriminating against transgender individuals.
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.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane and Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Roderick L Bremby announced that the state will be a part of a global $784.6 million settlement with Wyeth over allegations the drug maker knowingly underpaid rebates owed under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced a lawsuit against Mitchell & Best Homebuilders LLC of Rockville and other entities for allegedly violating the Home Builder Registration Act, the Maryland Express and Implied Warranties Act and the Consumer Protection Act.