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EEOC alleges New York manufacturing company manager used racist, sexist remarks to employees

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

NEW YORK — The U.S. government is suing an upstate New York porous materials business, over allegations its plant manager used racial slurs and sexist remarks against employees.

EEOC, major milk producer settle discrimination claim regarding reserved parking spaces

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

BALTIMORE — A major milk producer in the Baltimore-Washington area, has agreed to a settlement that resolves charges by the federal government that the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by prohibiting disabled employees to park in spots reserved for them.

MedStar accused of refusing to accommodate worker who suffered on-the-job injury

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government is suing Washington Hospital Center Corporation DBA MedStar Washington Hospital and MedStar Health, Inc., (together MedStar) for allegedly refusing to accommodate an employee who suffered a knee injury while on the job.

EEOC: Oceanic Time Warner Cable/Spectrum's attendance polices violate federal law

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

HONOLULU — A federal agency alleges a Hawaii communication company's inflexible leave and attendance policies violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

EEOC alleges consumer loan, finance company paid female branch managers less than male co-workers

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

ABERDEEN, Miss. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, alleges a consumer loan and finance company is paying female branch managers less than their male co-workers for doing the same work.

EEOC alleges nationwide health care provider for jails, prisons violated federal law

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

PHOENIX — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing a nationwide health care provider for jails and prisons, alleging it discriminated against employees with disabilities through the company's 100 percent return-to-work policy and other actions.

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Big 5 To Pay $165,000 To Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Sporting goods retailer Big 5 Corporation will pay $165,000 and provide other relief to settle a racial discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Cloverland Farms Dairy Will Pay $75,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Cloverland Farms Dairy, the major milk producer in the Baltimore/Washington market, will pay $75,000 in monetary relief and furnish important equitable relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Bendinelli Law Firm to Pay $30,000 To Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

The Bendinelli Law Firm has agreed to pay $30,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: David Stempel Receives M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Award

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Bradley is pleased to announce that David W. Stempel, a partner in the firm’s Nashville office, is among the winners of the M&A Advisor's 9th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards.

LOCKS LAW FIRM: Locks Law Firm Associate James Barry named as Co Chair of the NJSBA Consumer Protection Law Committee

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Locks Law Firm issued the following announcement on Sept. 19.Locks Law Firm Associate James Barry has been named as co-chair of the New Jersey State Bar Associationfor the 2018-2019 year.

MISSOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Hawley Obtains a $13,357 Default Judgment against Michael Robinson and Michael’s Irrigation, LLC for Defrauding Missouri Consumers

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley obtained a $13,357 default judgment on behalf of six Missouri consumers who were defrauded by Michael Robinson and his company Michael’s Irrigation, LLC.

BARNES & THORNBURG LLP: Trailblazing Women Honored by Barnes & Thornburg during Shirley's Legacy Event

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Barnes & Thornburg honored Gary, Indiana, Mayor Karen M. Freeman-Wilson and Barnes & Thornburg partner Julia Spoor Gard during its Fourth Annual Shirley’s Legacy networking and awards reception on Sept. 20 at its Indianapolis office.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Patrick Quigley Joins Bradley’s Washington Office as Counsel

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Bradley is pleased to announce that Patrick R. Quigley has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as counsel in the Government Contracts Practice Group.

BENESCH FRIEDLANDER COPLAN & ARONOFF: Benesch Continues Expansion of National Litigation Practice

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Benesch is pleased to announce that high-profile litigators Michael J. Montgomery and Michael D. Meuti have joined the Cleveland office.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: CLSA Names Mabry Rogers 2019 President, Presents Award to Bradley and David Taylor

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Bradley is pleased to announce that E. Mabry Rogers, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been named president of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA) for 2019.

FOX ROTHSCHILD: Fox Rothschild To Merge With Smith Moore Leatherwood

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

In what will be its largest combination, Fox Rothschild LLP will merge with Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, effective November 1.

Nonprofits allege Department of Health and Human Services is unreasonably delaying rule implementation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Several medical nonprofits have filed suit against a federal agency over delays in implementation of a final rule.

SeaWorld, former CEO to pay more than $5 million to settle alleged misleading of investors

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., and its former CEO have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle charges by the federal government that they mislead investors on the impact a negative documentary had on the company's reputation and business.