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Entries Tagged as 'Sexual Harassment'

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

As Result of EEOC Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Law Suit, Pitre Car Dealership to Pay Over $2 Million

April 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Pitre Car Dealership on Eagle Ranch Road in Albuquerque, NM has agreed to settle a same-sex sexual harassment law suit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  In the lawsuit, EEOC v. Pitre Inc, d.b.a. Pitre Buick/Pontiac, the EEOC charged former lot Manager James Gallegos with subjecting male employees to sexual harassment, which included: […]

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Tags: Sexual Harassment

EEOC Settles Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit Against Wal-Mart

April 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has settled its sexual harassment and retaliation suit against Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P.  The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, alleged that Jamie Wells, an intellectually disabled employee, was sexually harassed. The EEOC claimed that the Wells was sexually harassed for […]

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Tags: Retaliation · Sexual Harassment

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