U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) News

Texas-Based Atlas Resource Partners Faces Federal Age Bias Suit

A federal agency has charged a Fort Worth, Texas-based company with discrimination for firing an experienced production foreman fired because of his age. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said it has filed a lawsuit against Atlas Resource Partners. …

Nebraska Bank Sued for Paying Women Less Than Men

A Nebraska bank violated federal law by paying women and men unequally for jobs with the same required skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged. According to the EEOC, Christine Schwieger began …

Arkansas’ G4S Youth Services Hit with Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

G4S Youth Services, a former manager of programs and services at a juvenile correction and detention facility in Alexander, Ark., violated federal law by paying a female facility investigator less than it paid the male employee who formerly held the …

Brown & Brown Insurance Settles Florida Pregnancy Discrimination Suit for $100K

Daytona Beach, Fla.-based insurance brokerage firm Brown & Brown will pay $100,000 and furnish significant relief to resolve a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), according to statements issued last month by both EEOC …

Texas Christian Camp to Settle Federal Discrimination Suit for $70K

Carolina Creek Christian Camp Inc., a Huntsville, Texas-area business offering summer camping and retreats, will pay $70,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy and disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency …

Downhole Technology Reaches $120K Settlement in Harassment, Retaliation Suit

A Houston manufacturer of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) equipment has agreed to pay a former employee $120,000 and provide other relief to settle a retaliatory discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced. In its …

Sealy of Minnesota to Pay $175K in Racial Harassment Case

Sealy of Minnesota has agreed to pay $175,000 to resolve a charge of racial harassment filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced. The EEOC said an investigation found that Sealy, a mattress and box …

Wisconsin Company Resolves Federal Wellness, Retaliation Case for $100K

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported it has resolved a lawsuit against Orion Energy Systems, a Manitowoc, Wis., lighting company. The EEOC had challenged the company’s wellness program under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and alleged that …

Houston Manufacturer to Pay $150K to Settle Discrimination, Retaliation Suit

A Houston manufacturing facility has agreed to pay $150,000 and to provide other significant relief to settle a religious discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). EEOC charged in its suit that U.S. Steel …

Illinois Company to Pay $325K to Settle Federal Discrimination Suit

Decatur, Ill.-based company King-Lar will pay $325,000 to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In its lawsuit, the EEOC accused King-Lar, which provides custom sheet metal and HVAC work, of allowing its …