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Michigan Grocery to Pay $30K to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

A Michigan grocery store chain denied employee a reasonable accommodation and demoted him due to disability, federal authorities say. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said Meijer Inc., a grocery store chain based in Grand Rapids, Mich., will pay …

Indiana Sandwich Shop to Pay $28.7K to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

A Bloomington, Ind., fast-food sandwich shop will settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit for $28,700, authorities say. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in its suit that Ranrae Inc., doing business as Subway violated federal law by rejecting …

Washington Firm to Pay $175K to Settle Federal Disability Discrimination Suit

Northwest Wireless Enterprises LLC, an exclusive T-Mobile retailer, will pay $175,000 to a former employee to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit, federal officials say. According a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a sales associate at …

Houston Firm to Pay $35K to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Houston-based Brock Services LLC, part of the Brock Group, will pay $35,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit, federal officials say. In its lawsuit, the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged Brock Services forced an employee to take three …

Union Pacific to Pay $260K to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Union Pacific Railroad Co. will pay $260,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit in a case involving a former employee at Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago. In the lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged …

Illinois Manufacturer to Pay $275K to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

An Illinois industrial device manufacturer will pay $275,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by federal officials. In its lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged IDEC Corporation, unlawfully discriminated when it terminated …

Indiana Nursing Home Operator Sued for Disability Discrimination

Bloomington, Ind.-based senior living community operator Heart of CarDon LLC has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by refusing to accommodate a qualified employee with a disability, which resulted in the employee losing her job. According …

EEOC Sues Blue Sky Vision for Disability Discrimination at Michigan Facility

Blue Sky Vision L.L.C., a Delaware-based management services organization that provides support to eye care providers, has been sued by federal employment officials for employee disability discrimination at a facility in Grand Rapids, Mich. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission …

Illinois Limousine Service to Pay $30K to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

M&M Limousine Service in Des Plaines, Ill., will pay a deaf job applicant $30,000 to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged M&M Limousine with violating federal discrimination law …

Dallas Electric Utility to Pay $50K to Settle Federal Disability Discrimination Suit

A Dallas-based electric utility company will pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit, federal officials said. A consent decree in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) lawsuit against Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC was …