New ‘Digest of EEO Law’ Issued by EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is now available on the EEOC’s website https://www.eeoc.gov/federal/digest/index.cfm

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New ‘Digest of EEO Law’ Issued by EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the newest edition of the federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), is now available on the EEOC’s website https://www.eeoc.gov/federal/digest/index.cfm.

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Atlas Energy Group to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Suit

Fort Worth-based Atlas Energy Group LLC has agreed to pay $85,000 and furnish significant relief to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Safeway to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

National grocery store chain Safeway, Inc. will pay $75,000 and make significant changes to its policies and hiring practices to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Saint Thomas Health to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Suit

Saint Thomas Health (STH), operating Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tenn., will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Gulf Logistics Operating, Inc., To Pay $25,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

Gulf Logistics Operating, Inc., a Larose, Louisiana company that operates a fleet of off-shore workboats in the Gulf of Mexico has agreed to pay $25,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a disability lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment...

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Fanatics Retail Group Fulfillment to Pay $322,050 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Fanatics Retail Group Fulfillment, LLC, a Jacksonville-based online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise, including NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and NASCAR merchandise, has agreed to pay $322,050 and furnish other relief to settle a race discrimination and retaliation lawsuit...

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Pulmonary Specialists of Tyler and Sleep Health to Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Pulmonary Specialists of Tyler and Sleep Health, medical providers in Tyler, Texas, will pay $30,000 and will change its policies and practices to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced...

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PruittHealth-Raleigh to Pay $25,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

PruittHealth-Raleigh, LLC will pay $25,000 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC charged that PruittHealth violated Title VII when it denied a...

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EEOC and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Sign Memorandum of Agreement

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) have officially committed to work together to resolve federal workplace disputes by utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as a means of efficiently reducing the backlog...

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Arby’s Franchisee, Beavers, to Pay $84,000 to Settle EEOC Suit for Sexual Harassment of Teen Workers

Beavers’ Inc., owner and operator of 51 Arby’s locations in south Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle, has agreed to pay $84,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment...

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EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Enforcement and Litigation Data

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released detailed breakdowns for the 76,418 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in fiscal year 2018. The comprehensive enforcement and litigation statistics for FY 2018, which ended Sept. 30, 2018, are...

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A&E Tire Agrees to Pay $60,000 to Settle Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Colorado tire company A&E Tire, Inc. will pay $60,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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JBS Carriers to Pay $250,000 and not Resume ErgoMed Screening to Settle EEOC Discrimination Suit

National trucking company JBS Carriers, Inc. will pay $250,000 and furnish other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Masterbuilt to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Masterbuilt Manufacturing, LLC, a for-profit manufacturer of cooking products, will pay $60,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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EEOC Sues Cañon City Chili’s Restaurant for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

A Chili’s restaurant in Cañon City, Colorado, violated federal law by subjecting female employees to sexual harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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South Carolina Waste Company to Pay $32,500 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Suit

American Pride Waste Solutions, Inc., a Bluffton, S.C., waste disposal company, will pay $32,500 and furnish other relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Cummins, Inc. to Pay $77,500 to Settle EEOC Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that Cummins, Inc., a manufacturer of diesel engines, will pay $77,500 and furnish other relief to settle an EEOC sex pay discrimination lawsuit.

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HELP USA to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Harassment Suit

HELP USA, Inc., a nationwide provider of housing and support services, will pay $150,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit for sexual harassment filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Registration Now Open for the EEOC EXCEL Training Conference

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) 22nd annual Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) Training Conference registration is now open. The EXCEL conference emphasizes preventing employment discrimination in federal and private sectors. The conference will take place in Atlanta,...

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Protocall Communications, Inc. to Pay $31,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Protocall Communications, Inc., a company that markets energy price protection in eight states, will pay $31,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today.

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Mid South Extrusion to Pay $70,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Mid South Extrusion, Inc., a flexible packaging company based in Monroe, La., has agreed to pay $70,000 in lost wages and damages and provide other significant relief to settle a disability lawsuit filed last year by the U.S. Equal Employment...

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Premier Employee Solutions to Pay $34,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Premier Employee Solutions LLC, a Greensboro, Utah based company that provides temporary labor to a variety of industries, will pay $34,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),...

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EEOC Sues Goodwill Industries for Failure to Provide Disability Accommodations

Goodwill Industries of New York and New Jersey, which provides job opportunities to people with disabilities, violated federal law when it failed to provide reasonable accommodations that would have allowed an employee to continue working as a janitor in New...

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EEOC Sues Plantation IHOP Franchise for Sexual Harassment

A Plantation, Florida IHOP restaurant franchise violated federal law when its owner and general manager subjected a class of female employees to sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed yesterday.

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Leaders Representing Industries and Associations Join EEOC for Roundtable Discussion on Harassment Prevention

Today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) convened an “Industry Leaders Roundtable Discussion on Harassment Prevention.” The Roundtable continues the EEOC’s efforts to lead harassment prevention efforts, including two Commission meetings and a Reconvening of the Select Task Force...

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Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

BlueCross/Blue Shield of Texas (BCBS), a Dallas health care company, will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

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Friedman Realty Group to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Friedman Realty Group, Inc., a Gibbsboro, N.J.-based real estate investment firm that owns and manages apartment communities, retail shopping centers and professional office buildings, will pay $60,000 and furnish significant relief to resolve a federal pregnancy discrimination lawsuit, the U.S....

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Sys-con, LLC to Pay $70,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Sys-Con, LLC, a Sys-Con, LLC, a Montgomery, Ala.-based general contractor, will pay two former female employees a total of $70,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the...

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Asurion to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Asurion, LLC, an international customer service support provider for electronic devices based in Nashville, Tenn., has agreed to pay $50,000 and furnish significant relief to settle a federal lawsuit charging disability discrimination brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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EEOC Sues Party City Corporation for Sex and Disability Discrimination

Party supply retail chain Party City Corporation violated federal law when a Texas store fired a pregnant employee after she presented the company with physical job restrictions from her doctor, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a...

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Fidelity Home Energy Sued by EEOC for National Origin Discrimination

San Leandro-based home improvement contractor Fidelity Home Energy, Inc. violated federal law by creating a hostile work environment due to national origin that ultimately caused an employee to quit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit...

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CRST to Pay $47,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

CRST Expedited, Inc. / CRST International, Inc. will pay $47,500 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. Both entities are part...

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Stanley Black & Decker Will Pay $140,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Stanley Black & Decker Inc., a global diversified industrial company, will pay $140,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Rivers Casino to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Midwest Gaming, LLC (operating as Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Ill.) will pay $60,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Herbruck Poultry Ranch Sued by EEOC for Disability Harassment

A Saranac, Mich., egg producer violated federal law by subjecting a worker to a hostile work environment because of her disability and by retaliating against her for complaining about the discrim­inatory work environment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

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EEOC Sues Erickson Living Management for Retaliation

Erickson Living Management, LLC, a Catonsville, Md.-based company which builds and manages retirement communities in 11 states, violated federal law when it fired a director because she opposed perceived disability-based discrimination against her subordinate, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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Los Angeles Guidance Charter School Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Guidance Charter School, of Palmdale, Calif will pay $8,000 and provide other injunctive relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The consent decree was approved by...

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USA Parking Services to Pay $150,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

USA Parking Services, Inc., a hospitality industry-focused valet and parking company, will pay $150,000 to settle the disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Christini’s Ristorante Italiano to Pay $80,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment / Retaliation Lawsuit

Christini’s Ristorante Italiano, an Italian restaurant located in Orlando’s “Restaurant Row,” has agreed to pay $80,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency...

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EEOC Proposes Rules Update for Digital Charge System

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to update private sector procedural regulations to account for digital transmission of documents and communications between the EEOC and the parties. The proposed rule changes...

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East Coast Labor Solutions and Related Staffing Firms to Pay $475,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin and Disability Discrimination Suit

East Coast Labor Solutions, East Coast Labor Solutions of West Virginia, Labor Solutions, and Labor Solutions of Alabama (“East Coast Labor”), four related staffing agencies under common ownership, have agreed to pay $475,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle...

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EEOC Sues American Freight Furniture and Mattress for Systemic Sex-Based Discrimination in Hiring

American Freight Management Company, LLC d/b/a American Freight Furniture and Mattress violated federal anti-discrimination laws by engaging in systemic discrimination against female applicants, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today. The lawsuit charges...

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City of Jacksonville Agrees to Pay $4.9 Million to Settle Class Race Discrimination Lawsuit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has resolved its race discrimination lawsuit against the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters, Local 122, IAFF. The EEOC’s lawsuit against the union was a companion case to the lawsuit...

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EEOC Proposes Limited Technical Change to Federal Sector Complaint Processing Regulations

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a technical Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes a limited procedural change to the federal sector processing regulations. This NPRM was posted by the Federal Register for public inspection today...

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Park School of Baltimore Will Pay $41,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Suit

Park School of Baltimore, Inc., a private school in Pikesville, Md., will pay $41,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal sex discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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Llanerch Country Club to Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Llanerch Country Club (LCC) of Havertown, Pa., has agreed to pay $30,000 in monetary relief and furnish significant equitable relief to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

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EEOC, Embassy of Republic of Ecuador Sign Partnership Agreement

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Republic of Ecuador today committed to continuing to work together to combat employment discrimination and provide Ecuadorian nationals in the United States information, guidance and access to education and training resources...

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EEO-1 Survey for 2018 Will Open Early March 2019

Due to the partial lapse in appropriations, the opening of the EEO-1 has been postponed until early March 2019. The deadline to submit EEO-1 data will be extended until May 31, 2019

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EEOC Sues Massey Services for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

Massey Services, Inc., a pest control and landscaping company which operates service centers in seven states, violated federal law when it denied an employee’s request for medical leave, fired her after learning of her medical condition and subsequently failed to...

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EEOC Sues Carmel Restaurants for Sexual Harassment

Carmel eateries Porta Bella and Mediterranean Restaurants, both owned by JCFB, Inc., violated federal law by permitting employees to sexually harass male and female kitchen staff, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

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Atlantic Capes Fisheries & BJ’s Service Co. Pagará $675,000 Para Resolver Demanda Por Acoso Sexual Y Represalias Por La EEOC

Atlantic Capes Fisheries, Inc. (ACF), una cosechadora y procesadora de mariscos con sede en Nueva Jersey, y BJ's Service Co., Inc., una agencia de personal ubicada en New Bedford, Mass., pagará $675,000 y proporcionará otro alivio para resolver una demanda...

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Atlantic Capes Fisheries & BJ’s Service Co. to Pay $675,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Atlantic Capes Fisheries, Inc. (ACF), a New Jersey-based shellfish harvester and processor, and BJ’s Service Co., Inc., a staffing agency located in New Bedford, Mass., will pay $675,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit charging sex-based harassment and...

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R Wings R Wild / Buffalo Wild Wings Settles Sex Discrimination Suit With EEOC for $30,000

R Wings R Wild, LLC, doing business as Buffalo Wild Wings, will pay $30,000 to three claimants who were denied jobs in Little Rock, Ark. and Del City, Okla., because they are male, as part of the settlement of a...

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EEOC Sues Day & Zimmermann and M2 Services for Pregnancy Discrimination

The Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc. and Sunrise Beach Corporation, doing business as M2 Services Corporation, U.S. military contractors, violated federal law when they sub­jected a pregnant employee to discrimination, forcing her to take an unpaid leave of absence and...

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Flash Market to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

Flash Market, Inc., owner and operator of convenience store gas stations in the Mid-South under the Citgo, Phillips, Conoco and Shell brands, has agreed to pay $100,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed...

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Maryland Insurance Administration to Pay $36,802 to Settle EEOC Equal Pay Act Suit

The Maryland Insurance Administration, Maryland’s agency charged with regulating the insurance industry, will pay $36,802 in monetary relief and furnish important equitable relief to settle a federal pay discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the...

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EEOC And Justice Department Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Prevent and Address Harassment of Employees in State and Local Governments

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to prevent and address workplace harassment in state and local government. The EEOC and the Justice Department...

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EEOC Wins Jury Verdict Against Favorite Farms for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

A federal jury rendered a verdict on Dec. 19, 2018 awarding $850,000 in compensatory and punitive damages to a female farmworker at Favorite Farms in Dover, Fla., who was raped by her supervisor and reported it to police and management...

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