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Dallas Home Healthcare Company to Pay $25K to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

AccentCare Inc., a home healthcare company headquartered in Dallas, has agreed to pay $25,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In a lawsuit, the EEOC charged …

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 …

Oklahoma Company to Pay $106K in Federal Disability Discrimination Case

A Claremore, Okla.-based manufacturer of sucker rods and accessories for the oil and gas industry will pay $106,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the …

Texas Jewelry Chain to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit for $30K

Zale Delaware Inc., dba Piercing Pagoda, a jewelry retailer based in Irving, Texas, will pay $30,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC). The EEOC’s lawsuit charged that Piercing Pagoda violated federal law …

Michigan Medical Services Firm to Pay $21.5K to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

A medical services provider serving the Muskegon, Michigan, region will pay $21,500 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC announced it had charged that Muskegon Family …

Trump Labor Chief Nominee Puzder Dodges Disability Bias Suit for Now

Labor secretary nominee Andrew Puzder, the controversial business leader expected to undergo a U.S. Senate confirmation hearing next week, will be spared an emotionally weighted and concurrent discrimination trial against the restaurant group he heads. A state court in Orange …

Wal-Mart to Pay $75K to Settle Illinois Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay a former employee $75,000 to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed over the company’s alleged actions in regard to an employee at a store Hodgkins, Ill. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment …

Arkansas McDonald’s to Pay $103K to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

A McDonald’s restaurant owned and operated by Mathews Management Co. and Peach Orchard Inc. in Bentonville, Ark., will pay $103,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the …

Wal-Mart to Pay $90K to Settle Disability Lawsuit

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay a former, long-term employee at a Wal-Mart location in Illinois, $90,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). EEOC’s lawsuit charged Wal-Mart with violating federal discrimination law …

Oilfield Services Company Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Federal officials have sued an oilfield services company for withdrawing a job offer to an applicant because of his diabetes. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit that Oilfield Instrumentation USA Inc. violated federal law by withdrawing the …