Discrimination Laws

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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Staffing Agency Pays $435,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Suit

According to the EEOC, Company Illegally Granted Placement Preferences to Hispanic Temps over Black Temps A temporary staffing agency doing business in Mississippi will pay $435,000 to settle a race and national origin discrimination lawsuit brought…


EEOC Settles a Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit for $200,000

According to EEOC, Restaurant Owner Harassed Female Employees A Baltimore restaurant agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a federal sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to…


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…


$85,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Strategic Legal Solutions to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit Strategic Legal Solutions, a New York-based legal employment agency, has agreed to pay $85,000 and provide other significant relief to settle an age…


BMW to Pay $1.6 Million and Offer Jobs to Settle Federal Race Discrimination Lawsuit

BMW to pay $1.6 million and provide job opportunities to alleged victims of race discrimination as part of the resolution of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The lawsuit, filed…


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…


Obama says North Carolina law should be overturned

President Barack Obama called Friday for the overturning of a North Carolina law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms conforming to the sex on their birth certificates and restricts protections for LGBT people….


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