EEOC News

EEOC Hits California Grocer With Suit for Firing Employee over Medical Leave Request

California grocery outlet, PAQ Inc., dba Rancho San Miguel Market, violated federal law when it fired a deli clerk after she requested an accommodation for a disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced in a lawsuit. According to the …

McDonald’s Workers in Several Cities Rally Against Sex Harassment

McDonald’s workers staged protests in several cities Tuesday in what organizers billed as the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. In Chicago, one of the targeted cities, several dozen protesters rallied in front of McDonald’s …

EEOC Sues Del Taco in California for Sexual Harassment, Retaliation

Fast food chain Del Taco violated federal law when at least three male employees, including those in supervisory roles, sexually harassed and retaliated against a group of young female workers at a Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Del Taco, the U.S. Equal …

EEOC Sues California Restaurant Chain Preferred Hiring Females Over Males

Burgers & Beer, a chain of Southern California restaurants, violated federal law when it denied males with the same employment opportunities as their female counterparts, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced in lawsuit filed today. The EEOC contends that …

Alorica in California Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit For $3.5M

The U.S. District Court has approved a consent decree between Irvine, Calif.-based Alorica Inc. and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for $3.5 million and remedial measures to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit, the federal agency announced today. According …

Uber Said to be Facing Probe into Alleged Gender Discrimination

Uber is facing a U.S. government investigation into allegations that the ride-hailing service set up a pay structure that discriminated against its female workers. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened the probe in August 2017, according to a person …

Mueller Industries Settles Disability Discrimination Suit in California for $1M

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has settled a disability discrimination lawsuit in California against a global metal goods manufacturer Mueller Industries Inc. for $1 million and other injunctive relief. According to the EEOC, Memphis, Tenn.-based Mueller violated federal law …

Pacific Bell Settles California Disability Discrimination Lawsuit With EEOC

Pacific Bell Telephone Co., formerly known as AT&T Pacific Bell, will pay $15,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced today. According to the EEOC’s …

California Restaurant Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Suit for $82K

LA Louisanne Inc., a Los Angeles restaurant and jazz night club, will pay $82,500 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced on Monday. The EEOC’s lawsuit …

Goodwill and Affiliate in California to Pay $850K for Harassment

Two California entities, Goodwill Industries of the East Bay Area and its affiliate, Calidad Industries Inc., will pay $850,000 to eight former and current employees to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity …