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Steel Mill Agrees to Pay $30,000 to Settle Religious Discrimination Suit Filed by EEOC

August 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Magnetics International, Inc. agreed to pay $30,000 to a worker who alleged the steel mill discriminated against him based on his religion in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title I of the Civil Rights Act of 1991. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed the suit against […]

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Tags: Religious Discrimination · Title VII

Caldwell Freight Lines Will Pay $120,000 to Settle Allegations It Discriminated Against African-American Job Applicants

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Caldwell Freight Lines, Inc. has agreed to pay $120,000 to settle a race discrimination suit filed against it by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  In its suit, the EEOC alleged Caldwell, a trucking delivery company that has since ceased operations, refused to hire Desmond Burch and other African-American job seekers because of their […]

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Tags: Race Discrimination · Title VII · Title VII Discrimination

Three Former Endoscopic Microsurgery Employees Awarded $350,000 for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

August 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Three former employees at Endoscopic Microsurgery Associates, a medical practice in Baltimore, Maryland, were awarded $350,000 compensatory and punitive damages for sexual harassment and retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  A federal jury in Baltimore unanimously decided to award $110,000 to each former employee. Linda Luz, a receptionist […]

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Tags: Retaliation · Sexual Harassment · Title VII

BJ Con/Sew Corporation Pays $75,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit Alleging Harassment of Latino Employee

July 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

BJ Con/Sew Corporation, a North Carolina sewing contractor, agreed to pay $75,000 to settle a national origin harassment lawsuit filed against it by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  The EEOC alleged that BJ Con/Sew subjected its employee, Jason Ramirez, to harassment because of his Hispanic origin.  The EEOC also charged that the company […]

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Tags: Race Discrimination · Title VII · Title VII Discrimination

Pinetop Lakeside Sanitary District to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

July 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Pinetop Lakeside Sanitary District has agreed to provide monetary relief to settle charges of sexual harassment and retaliation brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  The EEOC charged that, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Pinetop supervisor Alfonso Martinez sexually harassed employees Melissa Kenchiova and Susanne Royce […]

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Tags: Retaliation · Sex Discrimination · Title VII · Title VII Discrimination