Tag archive for ‘U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’
By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

EEOC Sues Voss Lighting For Denying Qualified Applicant Job Because His Religious Beliefs Differed From Company’s

By the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,  A Lincoln, Nebraska-based supplier of  lighting products violated federal law by refusing to hire a qualified  applicant at its Tulsa facility because of More...

Medical and Law
By Annie Waldman On Friday, June 1st, 2012

Health Partners, Inc. To Pay $25,000 for Refusing to Let Employee With Non-Contagious Tuberculosis Work

Health Partners, Inc., a Southfield, Mich. rehabilitation and nursing company, has agreed to pay $25,000 and conduct training to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity More...

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By Annie Waldman On Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Cognis Corporation Unlawfully Fired Employee for Refusing to Waive Rights to Discrimination File Charges

A federal judge has ruled that Cognis Corporation, a German-based part of multinational chemical company BASF, unlawfully retaliated against an employee for refusing to waive his rights to file a discrimination More...

Justice
By Annie Waldman On Friday, February 10th, 2012

EEOC Unanimously Approves Final Rule Revising Federal Sector Complaint Processing Regulations

By the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Feb. 1 voted unanimously to approve changes to the regulations that govern the Federal More...

Air Conditioning
By Annie Waldman On Friday, February 10th, 2012

Hobson Air Conditioning Company Settles EEOC Sexual

Weatherford, Texas-based Hobson Air Conditioning, Inc. has settled a sexual harassment and constructive discharge lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) the day before the case More...

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By Annie Waldman On Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Commission to Hold Feb. 15 Meeting on Pregnancy and Caregiver Issues

By the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a public meeting on the subject of pregnancy discrimination and caregiver issues at More...

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By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Health Magazine Harassed and Fired Worker With Disabilities, Made Newly Hired Workers Sign ‘Health Warranty’

A health magazine based in Bowie, Md., will pay $58,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced More...

Medical and Law
By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Buy Rite Thrift Store to Pay $50,000 for Worker Fired Due to Epilepsy

A Modesto retailer, Buy Rite Thrift Store, has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced Tuesday. The More...

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By Annie Waldman On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

EEOC Wins Jury Verdict for Retaliation Victims at Atlanta-Area Mexican Café

A federal jury has awarded $51,700 in back pay, compensatory and punitive damages to four family members who were fired for resisting sexual harassment at a Tucker, Ga., restaurant, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity More...

Medical and Law
By Annie Waldman On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

DXP Enterprises Pays $120,000 to Woman Fired Because of Prior Back Injury and Age

DXP Enterprises, Inc., doing business as DXP Safety Alliance, Inc., has agreed to settle a disability and age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for $120,000 and More...

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