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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)….


EEOC Sues Company for Race and National Origin Harassment, and Retaliation

Employer Permitted Racist Slurs and Graffiti, Then Fired Employees Who Complained According to the EEOC, a Buffalo, NY company violated federal law when it permitted race-based harassment of black employees by supervisors and co-workers. Examples…


$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…



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…


Repeal North Carolina’s Transgender Bathroom Law?

Pressure is mounting on North Carolina to repeal a recent state law that requires transgender individuals to use restrooms and locker rooms in schools and other public facilities that match their birth sex rather then…


Getting to the Root of the Problems in Ferguson, Missouri

The Economic Policy Institute Examines the Public Policies at the Root of the problems in Ferguson, Missouri What is racial discrimination? The Missouri Human Rights Act defines race discrimination as offensive conduct, such as racial…


What Obama’s Recent Supreme Court Nominee Could Mean for Labor Law

While President Obama’s recent Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, is probably best known for his prosecutorial work in high-profile domestic-terrorism cases (OKC bombing and Unabomber), he’s also had a hand in a number of important…


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