MINNEAPOLIS — A Texas-based oilfield service company has settled a lawsuit filed by the federal government alleging the company subjected an Asian employee to racial harassment and retaliation.
New York City and the private lawyers it hired to sue the fossil fuel industry over alleged effects of climate change will not accept a federal judge’s recent decision to throw the lawsuit out of court.
FRESNO, Calif. — Pacific Bell Telephone has reached a settlement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to resolve a lawsuit alleging the company refused a deaf employee's requests for an interpreter.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake City grocery store chain will pay $833,500 to resolve a claim by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that it denied reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities.
FLORENCE, S.C. — Applebee's Grill and Bar will pay $75,000 to resolve allegations by the federal government that the company failed to respond to two female employees who reported being sexually harassed by an assistant manager at one of its restaurants in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
LOS ANGELES — Global metal goods manufacturer Mueller Industries Inc., has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement for a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), alleging disability discrimination.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A lawsuit filed by the federal government alleging Estée Lauder practiced class sex discrimination by providing less paid leave to new fathers than to new mothers has been settled for $1.1 million.
EEOC settles lawsuit with professional membership organization accused of sex-based pay discrimination
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has settled its lawsuit with a national professional membership organization, which it alleges practiced sex-based discrimination.
MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) — A Wisconsin-based dental benefit administration company has agreed to settle a race discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Lafayette Schools' Federal Credit Union for alleged racial discrimination.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — A North Carolina Golden Corral franchisee has reached a settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations that it subjected an employee with autism to a hostile workplace.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A New York medical device manufacturer who has been accused by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) of fraudulent Medicare, Medicaid and other federal healthcare program billing has agreed to a $12.5 million settlement.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — After facing allegations of submitting false Medicare claims, two consulting companies and nine of its affiliated skilled nursing facilities in Florida and Alabama have agreed to a $10 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The City of New York has agreed to a $20.8 million settlement to resolve charges that it discriminated against city-employed RNs and midwives for not recognizing their jobs as "physically taxing" as it relates to retirement age and full pension options.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The founder and former president of a Michigan company who is accused of selling defective bulletproof vests to law enforcement agencies will settle the claim, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Former Energy XXI Ltd., CEO and board member John Schiller Jr., has accepted a permanent injunction after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed charges alleging he hid more than $10 million in personal loans from vendors and a company board candidate.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently resolved its allegations against a small-dollar lender who failed to disclose finance charges in its advertisements.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — National Credit Adjusters LLC (NCA) has reached a settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) over allegations it violated the Consumer Financial Protection Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Federal judges continue to reject the efforts of private lawyers who hold a financial stake in lawsuits brought by government officials against the oil industry over the alleged effects of climate change.