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Janitorial Service Company to Pay $45,600 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

EEOC Claims that Female Employee Sexually Harassed, Assaulted and Threatened by Supervisor A janitorial company doing business in the New Orleans agreed to pay $45,600 in damages to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the…

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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…


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…


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…


EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settles for $450,000

Memphis Cheddar’s Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $450,000 According to the EEOC, Male Managers at Memphis Restaurant Sexually Harassed a Class of Female Employees Mint Julep Restaurant Operations, LLC, an independent restaurant company and…


Jury Verdict of over $17 Million for Victims of Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

EEOC Wins Jury Verdict of over $17 Million for Victims of Sexual Harassment and Retaliation at Moreno Farms On Sept. 10, 2015, a federal jury returned a unanimous verdict awarding a total of $17,425,000 to…


Fired Police Chief and Others Sue Contending Racial Bias in Maryland

Filed in United States District Court for the District of Maryland, this discrimination lawsuit alleges an openly hostile climate in which Chief Sewell and the two black officers — one of whom was also fired…


The Current State of Discrimination in the Employment

No matter where you live in America, it is hard to avoid our shared history of racial discrimination. In recent years, some commentators have stated that because we have an African-American President we now live…


Black Filmmaker Sues the Community College of Philadelphia Alleging Race Discrimination

Employee has taught as an adjunct professor at the college for twelve years. Even though employee made it through the initial hiring interviews for full-time positions in both 2005 and 2015, he was overlooked for…


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