Top News

EEOC accuses Maryland auto wash company of class-based discrimination against Hispanics

Mark Iandolo Sep. 7, 2017, 9:31am

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a lawsuit Aug. 28 against Maritime Autowash Inc. for allegations of subjecting a class of workers to a hostile work environment and disparate treatment based on their race and national origin.

EEOC targets Estée Lauder, alleging discriminatory paid parental leave program

Mark Iandolo Sep. 7, 2017, 9:26am

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a lawsuit Aug. 30 against Estée Lauder Companies Inc. - a global manufacturer of skin care, makeup fragrance and hair care products - for allegations of creating a paid parental leave program that provides male employees with fewer benefits than female employees.

Florida staffing agency to change business practices after disability lawsuit

Mark Iandolo Sep. 7, 2017, 9:26am

TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Aug. 28 that KB Staffing LLC, a staffing firm in central Florida, has agreed to create a class damages fund and furnish other relief after allegations of unlawful pre-offer health inquiries of applicants.

Trucking company that rejected veteran with service dog looks for way out of EEOC lawsuit

Laura Halleman Sep. 6, 2017, 2:30pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – CRST Trucking has petitioned the Florida federal court in Jacksonville to either change the venue or dismiss a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for allegations of failing to accommodate a job candidate who used a service dog.

EEOC accuses Wisconsin residential care provider of pregnancy discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 30, 2017, 7:37am

MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 22 against Silverado Menomonee Falls LLC, doing business as Silverado Oak Village, for allegations of firing an employee rather than providing accommodations for her pregnancy-related medical conditions.

EEOC targets Atlanta cemetery over allegations of wrongfully firing employee

Mark Iandolo Aug. 28, 2017, 3:27pm

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a lawsuit Aug. 22 against Lincoln Cemetery Inc., an internment arrangement corporation in Atlanta, over allegations of firing an employee who participated in an EEOC case.

EEOC alleges San Diego dietary supplement company fired female employee for being pregnant

Mark Iandolo Aug. 28, 2017, 3:22pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 18 against Tarr Inc. and Zenith LLC, a dietary supplement company based in San Diego, for allegations of firing an employee after learning of her pregnancy.

Ford settles EEOC discrimination allegations with $10.1 million

Mark Iandolo Aug. 23, 2017, 9:21am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Aug. 15 that Ford Motor Company will pay up to $10.125 million after allegations of sex and race harassment against a group of individuals at two Ford plants.

EEOC accuses Oklahoma drilling company of age, disability discrimination violations

Mark Iandolo Aug. 23, 2017, 9:21am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 16 against Horizontal Well Drillers (HWD), alleging age and disability discrimination.

EEOC accuses New York company of hostile work environment

Mark Iandolo Aug. 23, 2017, 9:18am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 14 against A & F Fire Protection Co. Inc. for allegations of creating and tolerating a hostile work environment in which black and Hispanic employees were subjected to racial insults.

EEOC targets nation's largest chiropractor college for alleged race discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 23, 2017, 9:17am

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 17 against Life University Inc., the United States’ largest chiropractic college, for allegations of treating two black employees differently because of their race.

EEOC targets health care staffing agency for alleged discrimination against worker with sickle-cell anemia

Mark Iandolo Aug. 23, 2017, 9:15am

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 14 against Dependable Health Services Inc., a health care staffing agency, for allegations of firing an employee with sickle-cell anemia.

EEOC targets UPS Freight for alleged disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 17, 2017, 11:52am

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 8 against UPS Freight, alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

EEOC targets AT&T Pacific Bell over allegations of discrimination against deaf employee

Mark Iandolo Aug. 16, 2017, 8:48am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 8 against AT&T Pacific Bell, a telecommunications company in California, for allegations of denying an employee’s request for a sign language interpreter.

EEOC secures $2 million for former, current disabled UPS employees

Mark Iandolo Aug. 15, 2017, 9:44am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Aug. 8 that United Parcel Service (UPS) will pay $2 million to roughly 90 current and former employees after allegations of nationwide disability discrimination.

EEOC alleges creative design company manager harassed, retaliated against female employee

Mark Iandolo Aug. 15, 2017, 9:31am

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 8 against Candid Lithio, a creative design services company, for allegations of subjecting female employees to sex discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.

EEOC accuses Ohio company of sex-based discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:31am

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 2 against R&L Carriers Inc. and R&L Shared Services LLC, companies based in Wilmington, Ohio, for allegations of refusing to hire qualified females as dockworkers and loaders.

EEOC secures $160,000 settlement with Taylor Shellfish in racial harassment case

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:31am

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced July 31 that Taylor Shellfish, the largest producer of farmed shellfish in the United States, will pay $160,000 after allegations of racial harassment.

EEOC targets Honolulu car company, alleging disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:30am

HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 31 against Cutter Mazda of Honolulu for allegations of disability discrimination.

EEOC alleges Guam resort discharged employee due to gestational diabetes

Mark Iandolo Aug. 9, 2017, 7:29am

TAMUNING, Guam (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 27 against Verona Resort & Spa, a hotel resort and spa in Tamuning , for allegations of discharging a pregnant employee with a disability after failing to provide her with an accommodation.