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EEOC announces $40,000 settlement with Bloom at Belfair in alleged race discrimination case

Mark Iandolo Jun. 10, 2016, 12:39pm

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Bloom at Belfair, a nursing home in Bluffton, South Carolina, will pay $40,000 after allegations of race discrimination.

EEOC takes action against Baystate Medical Center for alleged violations of federal law

Mark Iandolo Jun. 7, 2016, 6:32pm

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a lawsuit against Baystate Medical Center for allegations of violating federal laws related to religious freedoms.

Two Hawk Employment Services settles allegations of violating disability laws with EEOC

Mark Iandolo Jun. 7, 2016, 6:19pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Two Hawk Employment Services LLC of Lumberton, N.C., has agreed to a $30,000 settlement after allegations it violated disability laws, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced.

EEOC announces settlement with Kroger over disability discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Jun. 7, 2016, 6:14pm

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the Kroger Company of Michigan will pay $33,000 and provide other relief to settle allegations of violating federal disability laws.

New Prime Trucking settles with EEOC after allegations of discriminatory hiring practices

Mark Iandolo Jun. 7, 2016, 6:11pm

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that New Prime Trucking Inc. has agreed to pay more than $3.1 million and make job offers to women allegedly victimized by the company’s unlawful discriminatory hiring practices.

First Call Ambulance Service to settle allegations of pregnancy discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jun. 7, 2016, 6:07pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that First Call Ambulance Service LLC will pay $55,000 to settle allegations of pregnancy discrimination.

American Casing & Equipment Inc. to pay $250,000 after allegations of discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 26, 2016, 10:01pm

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that American Casing & Equipment Inc. will pay $250,000 after allegations it committed race and national origin discrimination and retaliation.

EEOC announces $85,000 settlement with McWhite's Funeral Home

Mark Iandolo May 26, 2016, 9:49pm

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that McWhite’s Funeral Home of Fort Lauderdale will pay $85,000 and furnish other relief to settle allegations of sexual harassment.

Zoo Printing to pay $110,000 to settle disability discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo May 26, 2016, 3:17pm

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Zoo Printing Inc. will pay $110,000 to settle allegations of disability discrimination and retaliation.

EEOC announces $45,000 settlement with Office Concepts Inc.

Mark Iandolo May 24, 2016, 9:14pm

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Office Concepts Inc. will pay $45,000 to settle allegations of pregnancy discrimination.

EEOC accuses Covenant Transport of disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 24, 2016, 2:53pm

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced it has filed a lawsuit against Covenant Transport Inc., charging the trucking company with violations of federal disability laws.

EEOC motion in San Jose bakery lawsuit example of new recipe, attorney says

Sean Fowler May 18, 2016, 9:03am

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A contentious discrimination case will continue in California, after a U.S. District Court Judge rejected a move made by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that is becoming more common.

EEOC releases guidelines for employee wellness programs

Mark Iandolo May 17, 2016, 6:25pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released guidelines for how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) relate to employee wellness programs.

EEOC, Lowe's reach agreement to settle disability discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo May 17, 2016, 6:17pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Lowe’s, the home improvement store, will pay $8.6 million to resolve nationwide disability discrimination allegations, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.

EEOC reaches settlement with County of Maui over allegations of age discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 16, 2016, 6:25pm

HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the County of Maui has agreed to pay $24,000 and provide other relief to resolve allegations of age discrimination filed against the county’s police department.

EEOC charges KB Staffing with allegations of ADA violations

Mark Iandolo May 16, 2016, 6:06pm

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged KB Staffing LLC, a central Florida staffing firm, with allegations of making unlawful pre-offer health inquiries of applicants.

Landis Retirement Community settles over pregnancy, disability discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo May 13, 2016, 1:48pm

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.

EEOC accuses Mobile Destination Inc. of disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo May 13, 2016, 1:25pm

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced a lawsuit against Mobile Destination Inc., a mobile phone retailer and operator of 30 Verizon Wireless stores in Texas, alleging the company unlawfully revoked a worker’s job offer due to a disability.

Global Horizons resolves harassment charges with $7.6 million settlement

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2016, 2:58pm

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.

Morse Moving & Storage to pay $30,000 to settle retaliation allegations

Mark Iandolo May 11, 2016, 2:29pm

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Morse Moving & Storage will pay $30,000 to settle allegations related to retaliation.