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Entries Tagged as 'Sex Discrimination'

EEOC Settles Two Sexual Harassment Cases and One Sex-Based Discrimination Lawsuit

June 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

Settlements up to $300,000 were reached in two separate EEOC Sexual Harassment Cases.  A settlement in the amount of $42,000 was reached in a sex-based discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC: In EEOC v. SunTrust Bank, three female employees alleged they were subjected to sexual harassment by their branch manager at SunTrust Bank in Sarasota, […]

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Tags: Sex Discrimination · Sexual Harassment

Fourth Circuit: Employers Can Be Liable for Third-Party Harassment of Employees

May 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

A federal appeals court ruled that employers may be held liable for sexual and racial harassment of their employees by third parties such as suppliers or customers. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit adopted a negligence standard for finding companies liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, echoing […]

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Tags: Race Discrimination · Sex Discrimination · Sexual Harassment · Title VII

Consent Judgment Agreed to Between Boh Bros. Construction Co. and EEOC

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Boh Bros. Construction Co. will pay $125,000 in compensatory damages to a former employee in accordance with a consent judgement in a sex discrimination/sexual harassment case.  Consent judgment is not able to be appealed. The EEOC filed suit in this case in 2009.  The suit alleged that Chuck Wolfe, a superintendent of Boh Bros. Construction […]

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Tags: Sex Discrimination · Sexual Harassment

Cream-O-Land Dairy Inc. of New Jersey Resolves Sex and Race Discrimination Claims

January 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

As announced by the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Cream-O-Land Dairy Inc, a federal contractor, will pay close to $325,000 to settle claims of sex and racial discrimination.  This alleged conduct was said to have kept 227 employees from getting hired in warehouse positions in 2010.  In addition to paying back […]

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Tags: Race Discrimination · Sex Discrimination

Maryland County Will Pay $60,000 to Resolve Pay Discrimination Suit

September 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Worcester County, Maryland agreed to pay $60,000 to three women, resolving a suit filed against the county by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  In its suit, the EEOC alleged that the Worcester County Liquor Control Board discriminated against Donna Smith, Kylesha Conner, and Sharee Dale based on their sex by paying them lower […]

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Tags: Sex Discrimination