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

Ford Motor Co. to Pay Up to $10.1M to Settle EEOC Harassment Case

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay up to $10.125 million to settle an investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over alleged sex and race harassment at two Ford plants, the federal agency announced. In its investigation, …

Bass Pro to Pay $10.5M to Settle Hiring Discrimination, Retaliation Suit

Federal employment officials say Springfield, Mo.-based Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC, a national retailer of fishing, camping, and hunting equipment and apparel, has agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle a hiring discrimination and retaliation lawsuit The U.S. Equal Employment …

Houston Company to Pay $145K to Settle Indiana Disability Discrimination Case

Chemtrusion Inc., a Houston-based manufacturing services company, will pay $145,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and concerning the company’s plant in Jeffersonville, Ind. According to the …

Michigan Franchise Operator Sued for not Providing Religious Accommodation

Sleneem Enterprises LLC, a franchise operator of Tim Horton’s Café and Bake Shop in Romulus, Mich., has been sued by federal officials for allegedly failing to provide religious accommodation to an employee. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission …

Court: Nebraska Bank Broke Equal Pay Law, Must Pay $30.5K in Restitution

A Nebraska bank will pay $30,598 to a woman whom it unlawfully paid less than a man, pursuant to a federal court judgment in a pay discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency …

Feds Sue Louisiana Candle Maker for Retaliation

Amy’s Country Candles L.L.C., a Harvey, La.-based manufacturer and purveyor of scented candles, violated federal law by firing an employee for complaining about sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged in a lawsuit. The EEOC’s suit …

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 …