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Mar 27 16

Car Dealership Pays $250,000 to Former Manager for Disability Discrimination

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Benny Boyd Chevrolet-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep, Ltd., will pay $250,000 in damages and back pay to former manager Randall Hurst to settle a federal disability discrimination suit. The EEOC had charged the automobile dealership with disability discrimination law by denying a partnership to Hurst ...

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Mar 14 16

Cleaning Authority of Plainfield Pays $15,000 to Resolve Disability Suit

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Mont Brook, Inc., doing business as The Cleaning Authority of Plainfield, Ill, will pay $15,000 to a former employee as part of a three-year consent decree resolving a civil rights suit by the EEOC.   The EEOC charged that the Plainfield, Ill.-based house cleaning service violated ...

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Mar 6 16

Kmart Pays $102,048 to Settle Disability Discrimination

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Kmart Corporation, a leading national retailer, will pay $102,048 and provide significant equitable relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit.   According to the lawsuit, after Kmart offered Lorenzo Cook a job at its Hyattsville, Md., store, Cook advised the hiring ...

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Feb 29 16

Jury: Old Dominion Freight Line Must Pay Former Driver $119,612 for Disability Bias

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A federal jury has found that Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., a trucking company headquartered in Thomasville, N.C., violated federal disability discrimination law when it denied a reasonable accommodation to a truck driver who self-reported alcohol abuse and then fired ...

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Feb 21 16

EZEFLOW USA, Inc. Pays $65,000 to Settle Disability Discrimination

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EZEFLOW USA, a pipe fitting manufacturer located in New Castle, Pa., will pay $65,000 and provide significant equitable relief to resolve a federal disability discrimination lawsuit.   The EEOC charged that Iraq and Afghanistan U.S. Marine Corps veteran Adam Brant, who worked as a ...

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Feb 15 16

Sony Pays $85,000 under Decree Resolving Disability Discrimination

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Sony Electronics, Inc. will pay $85,000 under a consent decree entered in federal court today ending a lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The EEOC alleged that Sony violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it brought about the termination of a woman with a prosthetic leg because of her ...

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Jan 31 16

Bank of America Pays $110,000 for Disability Discrimination

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Bank of America will pay $110,000 to a former temporary worker and provide other equitable relief under a consent decree resolving a disability discrimination case brought by the EEOC   The EEOC alleged that Bank of America failed to accommodate a visually impaired data entry worker ...

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Jan 24 16

Justrite Manufacturing Company Pays $418,000 for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

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Justrite Manufacturing Company, a Mattoon, Ill.-based manufacturer of storage, handling and security products, will pay $418,000 to settle disability discrimination complaints filed with the EEOC.   The settlement results from a multi-year EEOC investigation which found that Justrite ...

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Jan 18 16

Maxim Healthcare Services Pays $75,000 for Disability Discrimination

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According to the EEOC, Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., a nationwide staffing service for nurses and other health care professionals, will pay $75,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a federal disability discrimination lawsuit.   According to the lawsuit, Maxim ...

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Jan 11 16

Paloma Blanca Settles Disability Discrimination Suit for $145,000

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Paloma Blanca Health Care Associates, LLC, d/b/a Paloma Blanca Health and Rehabilitation, which owns and operates a health and rehabilitation center in Albuquerque, has agreed to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC.    According to the EEOC's suit, ...

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