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Jul 17 16

Rinnier Development Pays $25,000 for Race Discrimination

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Rinnier Development Company, a commercial and residential real estate company, together with its related companies, will pay $25,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by EEOC.    The Salisbury, Md.-based Rinnier, which manages ...

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May 22 16

Sheet Metal Union Pays $12 Million in Partial Settlement of Race Bias

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Local 28 of the Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, the trade union for sheet metal journeypersons in New York City, has agreed to create a back pay fund for a group of minority sheet metal workers in partial settlement of race discrimination claims against the local ...

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Mar 20 16

Denver Jury Awards $15 million for Racial Discrimination

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A federal jury Wednesday awarded nearly $15 million to seven Commerce City warehouse workers who accused a trucking company of segregating workers by race, calling blacks "lazy, stupid Africans" and punishing those who complained.   Six of the plaintiffs are black, many ...

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Jan 17 16

New Koosharem and Real Time Staffing Pays $580,000 for Racial Discrimination

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Staffing companies New Koosharem Corporation and Real Time Staffing Corporation will pay $580,000 as part of the settlement of a class race and national origin discrim­ination lawsuit brought by the EEOC.   The EEOC had charged that New Koosharem and Real Time Staffing ...

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Dec 21 15

Firm Pays $415K to Settle EEOC Discrimination Suit

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A Maryland-based environmental remediation services contractor will pay $415,000 and provide comprehensive equitable relief to resolve the EEOC race, gender discrimination and harassment lawsuit.   The EEOC had charged that ACM Services engaged in a pattern or practice of race and ...

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Dec 6 15

ACM Services Pays $415,000 for Race, Gender Discrimination and Harassment Suit

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ACM Services, Inc., a Rockville, Md.-based environmental remediation services contractor, will pay $415,000 and provide comprehensive equitable relief to resolve a class race, gender discrimination and harassment lawsuit, filed by the EEOC.   The EEOC had charged that ACM Services ...

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Oct 26 15

Prestige Transportation Service Pay $200,000 and Mend Hiring Practices to Settle Race Discrimination

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Prestige Transportation Service, LLC. a Miami company which provides transportation services to airline personnel to and from Miami International Airport, will pay $200,000 to settle a race discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC.   The EEOC charged in its suit that ...

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Oct 5 15

McCormick & Schmick’s Pays $1.3 Million for Race Discrimination

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The owners of two popular restaurants in downtown Baltimore have agreed to pay $1.3 million and establish new hiring measures to settle a years-old lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against black applicants and employees.   The lawsuit claimed the restaurants violated the Civil ...

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Sep 3 15

White Teacher Wins $350,000 in Bias Lawsuit Against Maryland School

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  A white teacher who said he suffered years of race-based abuse from his black boss at a Maryland High School was awarded $350,000 this month after he sued the school system for racial bias.   Former Prince George’s County teacher Jon Everhart claimed that the ...

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Jan 21 15

This & That Tuesday 15.1.6

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"This & That" Tuesday: Workers' Compensation, Race Discrimination January 6, 2015   Here is the latest issue of “This & That” Tuesday. I hope you find it to be informative and useful.   Announcements You can always check out my website for upcoming ...

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