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EEOC Settles Retaliation Suit Against Security Firm

According to the EEOC, The Employer Fired A Security Guard For Opposing Sexual Harassment The Employer agreed to pay $115,000 to settle a retaliation discrimination case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The…

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EEOC Sues Hospital for Age Discrimination

According to the EEOC, Workers Who Dedicated Years to the Hospital Were Fired or Forced to Quit Because of Their Ages According to EEOC’s lawsuit, the hospital fired a nurse after accusing her of performance problems….


EEOC Settles Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

According to the EEOC, Contractor Fired Seventh-day Adventist Because of His Sabbath Request A North Carolina concrete company will pay $42,500 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)….


University Of Tennessee Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit

According to NPR, The University of Tennessee has reached a $2.48 million settlement with eight women who accused the school of mishandling sexual assault allegations against male student athletes.  The civil suit claimed that athletes who…



EEOC Settles Sex Harassment and Retaliation Suit for $450,000

Potato Packing Companies to Pay $450,000 to Settle EEOC Suit for Sex Harassment and Retaliation According to the EEOC, At Least 13 Women at Monte Vista Plant Physically and Verbally Abused and Three Fired for…


$140,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Suit

Milpitas to Pay $140,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Suit According to the EEOC, City Denied Qualified Applicants Employment Because of Age The City of Milpitas will pay $140,000 and provide other relief to settle…


Hillshire Brands Company Pays $4 Million to Settle Race Discrimination Suit

Hillshire Brands Company (formerly known as the Sara Lee Corporation) will pay $4 million to a group of 74 African-American former employees and provide other significant relief to settle a lawsuit where they were subjected…


Racial Bias in Hiring

According to a 2012 survey, 47 percent of employers said they run credit checks on applicants. Many hiring managers believe that a troubled financial history signals untrustworthiness, or a defective work ethic, so they weed…


EEOC Files First Suits Challenging Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Sex Discrimination

In March 2016, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it filed its first two sex discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. Why is this important? It is important because while some states…


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