U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) News

Macy’s to Pay $75K to Settle Federal Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Macy’s will pay a former long-term employee $75,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed in Illinois filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the federal employment agency, the EEOC’s lawsuit charged Macy’s with firing an …

Feds Say New Orleans Towing Firm Breached Discrimination Settlement Agreement

Federal officials say TRU Towing Auto, a New Orleans-based towing business, has breached a settlement it agreed to after being charged with workplace pregnancy discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed suit against the company alleging TRU …

Texas Bar to Pay $24K to Settle ‘Hot Pants’ Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

A sports bar in Rowlett, Texas will pay a $24,000 penalty for not allowing a pregnant bartender to wear capri pants and a long top instead of hot pants and tight shirt, federal officials say. In addition to the fine, …

Michigan Oral Surgery Practice to Pay $47K to Settle Age Discrimination Suit

A Southfield, Mich.-based oral surgery practice will pay $47,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced. The EEOC’s lawsuit charged that Professional Endodontics P.C. violated federal law by …

Feds Sue Compass Group USA for Sex Discrimination, Retaliation at Texas Workplace

Federal officials say Morrison Management Specialists Inc., a division of Compass Group USA Inc., unlawfully denied a promotion a female employee to an open sous chef position because of her gender. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a …

Texas Petro-Chemical Contractor Sued for Disability Discrimination

A blood disorder led to the unlawful firing of three laborers at a Texas-based petro-chemical contractor, federal officials say. the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged in a lawsuit that Signature Industrial Services LLC (SIS) unlawfully fired the …

Wisconsin Residential Care Provider to Pay $80K to Settle Discrimination Lawsuit

Silverado, a network of memory care, at-home care, and hospice care centers, will pay $80,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency has announced. According to the EEOC’s suit, Silverado …

Lowe’s to Pay $55K for to Settle Charges of Discrimination at Texas Store

Lowe’s Home Centers LLC, a nationwide chain of home improvement and hardware stores, will pay $55,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a manager at one of the company’s stores in Texas, …

Detroit’s Greektown Casino to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit for $140K

A Detroit casino operator has consented to pay $140,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by federal officials. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that its lawsuit charged Greektown Casino LLC with unlawfully failing to provide a …

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 …