EEOC News

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 …

California Grocer Facing Lawsuit over No-Spanish Language Policy

A grocery store in San Diego, Calif. subjected Hispanic employees to harassment and a hostile work environment by implementing a no-Spanish language policy, federal officials said in a lawsuit. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit alleging store …

California Supplement Seller to Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Tarr Inc. and Zenith LLC, a San Diego Calif.-based company that sells dietary supplements, will pay $50,000 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced today. …

Security Firm to Pay $90K to Settle Religious Discrimination Suit in California

Universal Protection Services, LP, dba Universal Protection Services, a nationwide private security services company, will pay $90,000 and furnish other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed in California by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced …

Trump Appointees Expected to Reorient Equal Employment Commission

The federal agency tasked with combating workplace discrimination is about to get a Republican majority for the first time in a decade, inspiring relief among employers and anxiety among workers’ rights advocates. President Donald Trump’s picks for the Equal Employment …