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EEOC: Dallas home health care company to pay $25,000 to settle disability discrimination allegations

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Dec. 1 that AccentCare Inc., a Dallas home health care company, will pay $25,000 after allegations of disability discrimination against an employee with bipolar disorder.

EEOC secures $50,000 for woman who lost job after pregnancy-related complications

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 29 that R. Siskind & Company Inc., an apparel company in Manhattan that does business as Siskind Group, will pay $50,000 after allegations of pregnancy discrimination.

EEOC: Maryland medical facility company discriminated against employee due to age, race

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 29 against McCready Foundation Inc., a Maryland operator of medical and care facilities, for allegedly failing to promote a worker because of her race and age.

Carolina Personnel Services claims Akebono Brake Corp. is attempting to 'shift liability' in religious discrimination suit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – A third-party defendant is seeking a judgment on the pleadings in a discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from the U.S. District Court of South Carolina’s Columbia Division.

American Airlines to pay nearly $10 million in massive disability discrimination lawsuit

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 20 that American Airlines and Envoy Air will pay $9.8 million in stock after allegations of nationwide disability discrimination.

EEOC says New Jersey company paid Chinese workers less than other employees

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 22 that Chas. S. Winner Inc., doing business as Winner Ford of Cherry Hill and Winner Ford, will pay $150,000 after allegations of federal pay discrimination.

EEOC: St. Louis manufacturing company committed disability discrimination

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 21 that a federal judge ruled in its favor in a case against Amsted Rail Co. Inc.

EEOC: Pizza chain to pay penalties for alleged Equal Pay Act violations

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 19 that Pizza Studio in Kansas violated the Equal Pay Act as per a federal district court judgment.

San Diego pharmacy chain settles sex discrimination allegations with $60,000 EEOC penalty

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 13 that CJMBS Pharmacies Inc., a pharmacy chain in northern San Diego County that does business as Community Pharmacy, agreed to a $60,000 settlement after allegations of sex discrimination and retaliation.

EEOC: Companies cannot make pre-job offer health inquiries to applicants

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 14 that Strataforce, a staffing firm operating in California, Indiana, North Carolina and South Carolina, will resolve allegations of making pre-offer health inquiries of applicants.

EEOC: Female sales representative of California company receives $105,000 in equal pay case

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 15 that Spec Formliners in Santa Ana, California, has agreed to a $105,000 settlement after allegations of equal pay violations.

EEOC appoints two career federal employees to key legal and data roles

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) announced Oct. 30 it has appointed two career federal employees to major managerial positions within the agency.

EEOC secures $45,000 for employee at California company after alleged pregnancy discrimination

FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) announced Oct. 31 that Peninsula Packaging, a packaging production company for consumer goods with headquarters in Exeter, California, will pay $45,000 and provide other relief after allegations of pregnancy discrimination.

EEOC accuses major Georgia hospital of disability discrimination

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 1 against Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for allegations of discriminating against an employee who requested leave due to a medical condition.

EEOC launches online portal to sign, file discrimination charges

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 1 that it has launched an EEOC Public Portal that will provide individuals inquiring about discrimination with online access to information.

EEOC targets Chicago staffing agency after alleged sexual harassment, retaliation

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 2 against Anchor Staffing, an agency in Chicago, for allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation.

Fired Tim Horton's employee who refused to wear pants for religious reasons gets $22K settlement

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – An employee who was fired by a Tim Horton's Cafe and Bake Shop in Romulus, Michigan has been awarded more than $22,000 in a settlement over a religious discrimination complaint.

Virginia labor union to pay $30,000 to settle race discrimination charge

RICHMOND, V.A. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Oct. 23 that Local 100 of the United Labor Unions, a multi-state service workers’ union, will pay $30,000 after allegations of face discrimination.

Kaiser Aluminum reinstates job offer after disability discrimination settlement

SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Oct. 24 that Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, the United States’ leading producer of fabricated aluminum, has agreed to pay $175,000 and reinstate an offer to a worker after allegations of disability discrimination.

EEOC targets dental surgery practice over alleged company-mandated retirement age

SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Oct. 25 against Professional Endodontics P.C., a dental surgery practice with headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, for allegations of firing an employee because of her age.