EEOC

Cudd Energy Services settles racial harassment lawsuit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a Texas-based oilfield service company operating in North Dakota will pay $39,900 to settle a …

Civil Rights

IHOP franchise pays $875k, fires workers accused of harassment in EEOC case

The operator of two IHOP restaurants in Illinois has agreed to fire two managers and three cooks who the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says sexually harassed or assaulted at least a dozen employees, and pay $875,000 to the alleged victims.<p>U.S. District Judge David Herndon in East St. …

Law

More LGBT people filing discrimination complaints since expansion of civil rights coverage, UMass researchers find

More gay, lesbian and transgender people are finding protection with the 2013 extension of anti-discrimination coverage for sexual orientation and …

LGBTQI

IHOP franchises to $975,000 settlement for harassment

Two International House of Pancakes franchises in the Illinois suburbs of St. Louis will pay nearly $1 million combined to settle a sexual harassment …

Sexual Harassment

O’Toole files discrimination complaint against the city over St. Louis police chief position

A former candidate in the running to become the police chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department last year has alleged employment …

Justice

Uber is under federal investigation for gender discrimination

Company has been trying to repair its image under CEO Khosrowshahi<p>Uber is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination on issues such as pay, according to a source familiar with the matter.<p>The probe, which began last August, was first …

Gender Discrimination

Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is facing a U.S. government investigation into allegations that the ride-hailing service set up a pay structure that …

Gender Discrimination

Uber Is Under Federal Investigation for Gender Discrimination, Reports Say

Ride-hailing giant Uber is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission following allegations of gender discrimination on …

Business

Sources: Uber is being investigated by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over gender discrimination, a probe which began last August

Gender Discrimination

Uber under federal investigation over alleged gender discrimination

Uber has been under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for nearly a year following a complaint over gender …

Business

Pacific Bell Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit with EEOC

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Company Refused Deaf Employee's</b> …

Law

Halliburton To Pay $280,000 For Breach of Settlement Agreement in EEOC Discrimination Case

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Company Failed to Honor Agreement to</b> …

Law

LA Louisanne Restaurant Settles EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit For $82,500

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Los Angeles Cajun Restaurant and</b> …

Law

Federal commission sues HMSA for alleged discrimination against disabled employees

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing the Hawaii Medical Service Association for discriminating against a group of disabled …

Disability

Judge may sanction EEOC lawyers for not disclosing workers' deaths

A federal judge in California has told the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that he is leaning toward hitting its lawyers with monetary sanctions for not disclosing that two men who filed race bias charges against a food distributor had died before the agency sued the company.<p>U.S. District …

Law

EEOC Monitor: Sexual harassment targeted in seven new lawsuits

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed seven separate lawsuits on the same day last week on behalf of workers who the agency said were sexually harassed, signaling a potential shift in priorities for the commission in the wake of the #MeToo movement.<p>EEOC Acting Chair Victoria Lipnic in a …

Sexual Harassment

EEOC Sues IDEC Corporation for Disability Discrimination

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress ReleaseCHICAGO - IDEC Corporation, a …

Law

Harassment or Protected Speech? Feds Still Trying to Thread Needle

The heads of two federal agencies are still talking about how to draw a line between workplace harassment and offensive conduct that’s protected by …

Law

Rail industry manufacturer to pay $4.4 mln to settle EEOC disability bias lawsuit

A leading manufacturer of steel castings for the rail industry has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s claims that the company unlawfully discriminated against job applicants because they failed a test for carpal tunnel syndrome.<p>U.S. District Judge …

Law

White House Leaves Harassment Guidance in Limbo

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sent the White House updated guidance on combating workplace harassment about a month after reports of …

Law

Amsted Rail to Pay $4.4 Million After Court Ruled It Used Discriminatory Hiring Practices

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Denying Employment Based on Carpal</b> …

Law

7th Circuit nixes $300k fee award for CVS, Jones Day in EEOC lawsuit

A U.S. appeals court has tossed out a nearly $308,000 fee award that a federal judge granted to CVS Pharmacy Inc and its lawyers at Jones Day, rejecting claims that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission pursued a baseless legal theory in the case.<p>A unanimous three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. …

Law

Best Buy and EEOC Reach Agreement to Resolve Discrimination Charge

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Major Retail Chain's Personality Tests</b> …

Law

Source: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigating potential age discrimination in Intel's 2016 cuts that led to 10,000+ being laid off globally

Rent-A-Center Prevails in Transgender Bias Case

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission didn’t prove that a Rent-A-Center store in Illinois fired a worker because she transitioned to female …

Law

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Files Civil Rights Action Against Albertsons Alleging the Grocery Chain Prohibited Employees from Speaking Spanish, Even During Breaks

On Thursday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against Albertsons alleging the grocery chain prohibited employees …

Law

Macy’s To Pay $75,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Retailer Refused to Excuse Asthmatic</b> …

Law

Hertz to Pay $45,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Article ByU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPress Release<b>Car Rental Company Refused to Hire</b> …

Law

Harassment Suit Against Celebrity Chef Mike Isabella Targets Nondisclosure Agreements

This premium content is locked for<br>National Law Journal subscribers only.<p>Subscribe now to enjoy unlimited access to National Law Journal content,<br>• 5 …

Law

Federal Workers’ Sexual Harassment Claims Languish: Report

Even in the age of #MeToo, the federal government takes years to settle some sexual harassment claims on account of "an overburdened, underfunded …

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