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Jul 24 16

Unit Drilling Pays $400,000 for Systemic Sex Discrimination

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Unit Drilling Company, a nationwide oil drilling company, will pay $400,000 and furnish other relief to settle a systemic sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC. The EEOC had alleged that Unit Drilling refused to hire any women nationwide on its oil rigs.   According to the ...

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Jul 11 16

Jury Awards Woman $13 Million for Sex Discrimination

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One male colleague called her “Big Girl,” a belittling nod to her 6-foot-tall stature. Another was said to make obscene gestures when he heard her voice over the company radio. A third reportedly dismissed her complaints of harassment, saying she was “losing her mind” or ...

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Jul 3 16

Eye Clinic Pays $150,000 to Resolve Transgender/Sex Discrimination

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Lakeland Eye Clinic, a Lakeland, Fla.-based organization of health care professionals, will pay $150,000 to settle one of the first two lawsuits ever filed by the EEOC alleging sex discrimination against a transgender individual.   Lakeland additionally agreed to implement a new ...

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May 29 16

Former Hooters Waitress Awarded $250K in Discrimination Case

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A Maryland waitress wins a discrimination case. The former Hooters employee said she was fired because of her hair. Johnson claims she was fired from the Harborplace Hooters in 2013 because her blonde highlights weren’t allowed.   “They said it was literally because ...

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Nov 22 15

Vamco Sheet Metals Pays $215,000 to Settle Sex Discrimination

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Construction contractor Vamco Sheet Metals, Inc., will pay $215,000 as part of the settlement of a sex discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC. Legal Momentum, a women's rights nonprofit organization (formerly NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund), joined the EEOC's suit on behalf of ...

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Sep 14 15

Food Rite Community Supermarket Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

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Lee's Food Corp., doing business as Food Rite Community Super­market, will pay $10,500 and provide other relief to settle a sex discrim­ination lawsuit filed by the EEOC.   According to the EEOC's lawsuit, Food Rite refused to hire Deborah Newell for a ...

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Nov 18 14

This & That Tuesday 14.11.18

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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 speaking engagements that are guaranteed to be of value to business owners or for a list of topics that I ...

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Nov 12 14

This & That Tuesday 14.10.28

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  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 speaking engagements that are guaranteed to be of value to business owners or for a list of topics ...

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Oct 8 14

This & That Tuesday 14.10.7

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"This & That" Tuesday: Race, Sex, Pregnancy Discrimination October 7, 2014   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 speaking ...

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Jun 19 14

This & That Tuesday 14.6.17

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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 speaking engagements that are guaranteed to be of value to business owners or for a list of topics that I can ...

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