U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission News

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Golden Corral Franchisee to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Disability and Sex Harassment Lawsuit

By Press release submission | Jul 18, 2018

Jax, LLC, which operates a Golden Corral restaurant in Matthews, N.C., has agreed to pay $85,000 and provide other relief to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: EEOC Sues Lafayette Schools’ Federal Credit Union for Retaliation

By Press release submission | Jul 18, 2018

Lafayette Schools' Federal Credit Union unlawfully fired its only African-American branch manager because she opposed - and assisted another black employee in opposing - its use of a racially offensive video during a training session, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed.

Dignity Health accused of discriminating against employee who lost vision

By Marian Johns | Jul 18, 2018

REDDING, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California-based Dignity Health is facing charges from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that the company discriminated against a 10-year employee after her sudden vision loss.

EEOC claims Omaha's Werner Enterprises discriminated against deaf truck driver

By Marian Johns | Jul 18, 2018

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against an Omaha truckload carrier for charges the company discriminated against a deaf applicant and made illegal disability-related inquiries during the application process.

Pulmonary Specialists of Tyler, Texas accused of violating ADA

By Marian Johns | Jul 18, 2018

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) — The federal government has filed a lawsuit against a Texas sleep health practice for allegedly firing an employee based on her responses to a medical questionnaire.

PacSun accused of violating Americans with Disabilities Act

By Marian Johns | Jul 18, 2018

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Retailer Pacific Sunwear of California (PacSun) is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for allegedly refusing to consider a wheelchair-bound applicant for a position at one of its stores.

Car Wash Headquarters settles race discrimination suit with EEOC

By Marian Johns | Jul 17, 2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has reached a $225,000 settlement with an Alabama car wash that allegedly failed to promote African-American employees to supervisor and management roles.

Arkansas' TrueCore Behavioral Solutions settles EEOC sex pay discrimination suit

By Marian Johns | Jul 17, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) — An Arkansas juvenile correction facility has agreed to a $38,000 settlement with the federal government stemming from a lawsuit alleging the company practiced sex pay discrimination.

Trial date set in EEOC case against Advanced Home Care; Employee says she was fired after hospital stay

By Karen Kidd | Jul 17, 2018

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The trial date is set for next summer in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission case against a North Carolina not-for-profit, hospital-affiliated company that has been in mediation for almost a month.

UNITED STATES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: TrueCore Behavioral Solutions to Pay $38,000 To Settle EEOC Equal Pay and Title VII Lawsuit

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

TrueCore Behavioral Solutions, a manager of programs and services at a juvenile correction facility in Alexander, Ark., will pay $38,000 as part of the settlement of a sex pay discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

UNITED STATES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Car Wash Headquarters to Pay $225,000 to Settle EEOC Class Race Discrimination Lawsuit

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

Car Wash Headquarters, doing business as Mister Car Wash and Mister Hotshine has agreed to pay $225,000 in lost wages and damages to settle a race discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

U.S. alleges Colorado contractor assigned Hispanic workers to more dangerous job sites

By Marian Johns | Jul 11, 2018

DENVER — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court of Colorado against a plumbing and mechanical contractor who allegedly assigned Hispanic workers to more dangerous work environments than non-Hispanic workers.

EEOC alleges Hawaii health insurance provider discriminated against disabled employees

By Marian Johns | Jul 10, 2018

HONOLULU — The federal government is suing a major health insurance provider over allegations the provider denied intermittent leave to a class of disabled employees by abruptly changing a company policy.

EEOC alleges Texas painting company fired employee who was in opioid recovery treatment

By Marian Johns | Jul 10, 2018

HOUSTON — A Beaumont, Texas, painting company is being sued by the federal government for alleged discrimination against an employee who was fired because he was in opioid dependency recovery treatment.

EEOC alleges Halliburton subjected 2 Muslim employees to harassment, discrimination

By Marian Johns | Jul 10, 2018

DALLAS — The federal government has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division against Halliburton Energy Services Inc. for allegedly subjecting two Muslim employees to national origin and religious discrimination.

Federal defense contractor reaches $100,000 settlement with EEOC

By Marian Johns | Jul 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal defense contractor has reached a $100,000 settlement to resolve a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC), alleging the company denied an employee's transfer related to his son's medical issues then replaced the employee with a younger worker.

L.A. restaurant, nightclub settles EEOC charges of discrimination against pregnant servers

By Marian Johns | Jul 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has reached a $82,500 settlement with a Los Angeles restaurant and jazz nightclub for allegations it denied working hours to pregnant employees.

UNITED STATES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: LA Louisanne Restaurant Settles EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit For $82,500

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

LA Louisanne, Inc., a Los Angeles restaurant and jazz night club, will pay $82,500 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced.

UNITED STATES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISION: Anchor Staffing to Pay $30,000 To Settle EEOC Sex Harassment and Retaliation Suit

By Press release submission | Jul 7, 2018

Anchor Staffing, Inc., a Chicago-based staffing agency, will pay $30,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

Anchor Staffing settles EEOC lawsuit alleging sexual harassment complaint

By Marian Johns | Jul 4, 2018

CHICAGO — A U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuit against Chicago staffing agency Anchor Staffing Inc., alleging sexual harassment and retaliation has been settled for $30,000.

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