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Lawsuit Alleges Archdiocese of New Orleans Discriminates Against Disabled

Catholic church officials in New Orleans are accused in a class-action lawsuit of discriminating against children with disabilities. WWL-TV reports that the lawsuit says the Archdiocese of New Orleans illegally asks questions about student’s disabilities on application forms and fails …

Dairy Processor to Pay $79,000 Over Disability Discrimination Suit at Michigan Location

Agropur, Inc., a dairy processor and U.S. subsidiary of Canadian-based Agropur Cooperative, will pay $79,000 and provide other relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The …

Indiana Senior Living Facility to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

Heart of CarDon, a Bloomington, Indiana-based senior living community, will pay $115,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. According to the lawsuit, …

Texas Refrigerated Trucking Company to Pay $75K Over Disability Discrimination Suit

Stevens Transport, the largest refrigerated trucking company in Texas, will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, …

Houston Company to Pay $85K to Settle Federal Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Federal workplace officials say a Houston-based electrical supply company unlawfully fired employee one day before his scheduled cancer surgery. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) says Spike Electric and Controls LLC will pay a former employee $85,000 to resolve …

Texas Auto Recycler Settles Disability Discrimination Suit for $90K

A Texas-based auto recycler will pay $90,000 to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit, officials said. In addition, K&L Auto Crushers in Tyler will furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity …

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 …