Missouri Human Rights Commission

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…

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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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Race Discrimination Lawsuit Against CNN

A former producer brought a $500,000 race discrimination lawsuit against CNN. This former black employee alleges the following examples of discrimination: the network passes over black employees for job promotions and the network denies black…


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