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EEOC files suit against Ramnarain II for allegedly firing employee over religious beliefs

Legal News Line Jul. 14, 2016, 8:19pm

ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Ramnarain II LLC, an Orlando staffing company serving Central Florida's hospitality industry, over allegations of firing an employee over his Rastafarian religious practices.

EEOC targets RTG Furniture for alleged pregnancy discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jul. 13, 2016, 12:09pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a lawsuit against RTG Furniture Corp. of Georgia, a Florida corporation operating Rooms to Go furniture stores and distribution centers around the country, for allegations of violating federal anti-pregnancy discrimination laws.

RCH Colorado to pay $250,000 to settle allegations of age and sex discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jul. 7, 2016, 9:18pm

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that RCH Colorado has agreed to pay $250,000 after allegations of age and sex discrimination.

EEOC takes action against Mathews Management Co. over ADA violation allegations

Mark Iandolo Jul. 7, 2016, 9:16pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a lawsuit against a McDonald’s restaurant owned and operated by Mathews Management Co. and Peach Orchard Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, for allegations of firing an employee due to his HIV-positive status.

EEOC alleges Bojangles created hostile work environment for transgender employee

Mark Iandolo Jul. 7, 2016, 9:12pm

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit against Bojangles Restaurants Inc. for allegations of subjecting a transgender employee to a hostile work environment because of her gender identity.

J&R Baker Farms resolves allegations of discrimination with $205,000 settlement

Mark Iandolo Jul. 7, 2016, 9:02pm

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that J&R Baker Farms of Norman Park, Georgia will pay $205,000 after allegations of national origin and race discrimination.

EEOC takes action against Desco Industries in retaliation-based discrimination case

Mark Iandolo Jul. 5, 2016, 6:18pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit against Desco Industries, charging the California-based manufacturer with violating federal law by firing an employee for complaining about race discrimination at its Sanford, North Carolina facility.

EEOC announces landmark sexual orientation discrimination settlement

Mark Iandolo Jun. 30, 2016, 2:51pm

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — Pallet Companies, doing business as IFCO Systems, will pay $202,200 after allegations of sexual orientation discrimination, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced.

Austin's Park N Pizza to pay $20,000 after allegations of disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jun. 30, 2016, 2:38pm

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Austin’s FEC LLC and Austin Entertainment Center LP, doing business as Austin’s Park N Pizza in Pflugerfille, will pay $20,000 and improve workplace practices after allegations of disability discrimination.

DHD Ventures Management Company to pay $40,000 for alleged racial harassment

Mark Iandolo Jun. 30, 2016, 2:23pm

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced DHD Ventures Management Company Inc. will pay a total of $40,000 to settle allegations of racial harassment and retaliation.

EEOC targets Nevada Health Centers, Ultracare Las Vegas for alleged sex discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jun. 28, 2016, 12:50pm

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced it has charged Nevada Health Centers Inc. and Ultracare Las Vegas with violations of federal law after allegedly discharging a qualified male ultrasound technician because of his gender.

Employers need to be flexible when working out ADA accommodations, ALJ says

Jamie Kelly Jun. 23, 2016, 2:49pm

When an employee has a physical or mental impairment that’s protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the process for reaching an accommodation is supposed to be interactive and ongoing, according to an attorney.

EEOC task force on the study of harassment in the workplace releases findings

Mark Iandolo Jun. 21, 2016, 8:32pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the co-chairs of a select task force on the study of harassment in the workplace have called upon stakeholders to press harder when it comes to workplace harassment prevention efforts.

EEOC takes action against Automation Personnel Services for alleged discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jun. 21, 2016, 8:29pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Automation Personnel Services Inc. of Pelham, Alabama, for alleged violations of federal law.

EEOC announces settlement with Nevada car dealerships for alleged discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jun. 17, 2016, 8:29pm

RENO, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that three integrated Nevada-based car dealerships will pay $50,000 for alleged disability discrimination.

FAPS Inc. to pay $350,000 after allegations of race discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jun. 16, 2016, 8:52pm

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that FAPS Inc. will pay $350,000 after allegations of race discrimination.

EEOC announces settlement with Peters' Bakery in San Jose

Mark Iandolo Jun. 16, 2016, 10:26am

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Peters' Bakery, located in East San Jose, will pay $40,000 to a Latina employee after allegations of national origin harassment and retaliation.

Regis Corporation to pay $90,000 after allegations of retaliation discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jun. 10, 2016, 1:25pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — Minnesota-based Regis Corporation, which does business as Smart Style Family Hair Salon, will pay $90,000 after allegations of retaliation discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced.

EEOC targets Greenville Ready Mix Concrete for allegedly refusing religious accommodation

Mark Iandolo Jun. 10, 2016, 1:11pm

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced it has charged Greenville Ready Mix Concrete Inc. with allegations of violating federal law by refusing to provide a religious accommodation for and then firing an employee who is a Seventh-day Adventist.

EEOC announces court ruling against Grisham Farm Products for alleged federal law violations

Mark Iandolo Jun. 10, 2016, 12:43pm

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a court ruling against Grisham Farm Products Inc. for allegations of violating two federal laws when it required job applicants to fill out a health history form before being considered for a job.