Equal Employment Opportunity

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)….

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Retaliation for Filing a Charge of Discrimination

Parties Agree Employer’s Lawsuit Against Former Employee Violated Equal Pay Act The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed against a Missouri employer for allegedly violating federal employment law by suing a former employee after she filed…


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…


EEOC Sues St. Louis Company for Religious and National Origin Discrimination and Retaliation

EEOC Alleges Religious Discrimination and Retaliation Against a Muslim Employee According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a St. Louis company which manufactures meat processing supplies and equipment, violated federal law by discriminating…


Current State of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

The following contains excerpts taken from an article originally published on The Conversation. Gender equality in the workplace remains an important topic even today in 2016. Discussions of equal pay, the glass ceiling and affordable…


Kansas City Company Accused of Racial Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against a Kansas City company alleging racial discrimination against two African-American employees. Kansas City Star article According to the EEOC’s lawsuit,…


Longtime Anchor Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Chairman of Fox News

Longtime Anchor Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Chairman of Fox News Gretchen Carlson, a longtime Fox News anchor, filed a lawsuit saying that Roger Ailes, the powerful chairman of Fox News, fired her from the network…


EEOC Settles Sexual Harassment Case for $582,000

Female Laundry Workers Receive $582,000 in Settlement of EEOC Sexual Harassment Case Victory for Latina Immigrant Workers Who Were Harassed by Supervisor Suffolk Laundry Services, Inc. will pay $582,000 to eight former employees to settle…


$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…


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