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Aug 29 16

Wal-Mart Stores East Pays $75,000 for National Origin /Religious Harassment and Retaliation

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The eastern division of the nation's largest retailer will pay $75,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a national origin and religious harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC.   The EEOC charged that an asset protection coordinator, Ebrima Jallow, ...

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Aug 14 16

Source One Staffing Pays $800,000 to Settle Multiple EEOC Discrimination Claims

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A Chicago-area staffing agency will pay $800,000 under a consent decree resolving two discrimination lawsuits filed by the EEOC. The EEOC's two lawsuits alleged multiple violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act ...

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Aug 1 16

Appeals Court Affirms $1.5 Million Verdict for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

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A federal appeals court has upheld a jury verdict of over $1.5 million in the EEOC's lawsuit against a High Point, N.C.-based logistics services provider for sexual harassment and retaliation. The EEOC had charged the company with subjecting three temporary female employees to sexual ...

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Jul 31 16

Newport News Industrial Corporation Pays $65,000 for Retaliation

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Newport News Industrial Corporation has agreed to pay $65,000 and provide substantial injunctive relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC. The EEOC said the company fired an employee because she complained she was being discriminated against based on her ...

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May 2 16

Jamison Shaw Pays $27,500 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit

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Jamison Shaw, Inc., a hair salon based in Atlanta, will pay $27,500 to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the EEOC.     According to the EEOC's suit, in March 2012, Chiquita Cheek asked her employer for an accommodation because of her ...

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Apr 10 16

Windmill Farms Nurseries Pays $40,000 for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

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Windmill Farms Nurseries, Inc., a plant material wholesaler and nursery located in Zolfo Springs, Fla., will pay $40,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harass­ment lawsuit filed by the EEOC. The EEOC charged the company with subjecting a female employee, Sheila Aguilar, to ...

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Feb 28 16

Skanska USA Building Pays $95,000 to Settle Racial Harassment and Retaliation

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Skanska USA Building, Inc., a building contractor headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., will pay $95,000 to settle a racial harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the EEOC.   According to the EEOC's suit, Skanska violated federal law by allowing workers to subject a class of ...

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Feb 22 16

Hot Wheel City Pays $20,000 to Resolve Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

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Hot Wheel City, a Detroit-based automotive wheel and accessory store chain, has agreed to pay $20,000 and to provide equitable relief to settle a federal sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the EEOC.   According to the EEOC's suit, Hot Wheel City subjected a ...

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Feb 8 16

Bright Petroleum Shareholders/Officers to Pay $15,000 for Retaliation

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Two shareholders/officers of the dissolved corporation Bright Petroleum Inc. d/b/a The Bright Market will pay $15,000 to a former employee and provide other relief to settle a retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC.   According to the EEOC's lawsuit, Bright Petroleum, Inc. ...

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Feb 1 16

Cordia Senior Living Pays $40,000 for Retaliation

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Cordia Senior Living will pay $40,000 to a former employee to resolve a retaliation case brought by the EEOC.   The EEOC charged that Cordia, located on Cass Avenue in Westmont, Ill., fired the former employee in retaliation for repeatedly complaining to management about alleged ...

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