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

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 …

Houston Labor Union to Pay $30K to Settle Federal Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Houston’s Local 100 of the United Labor Unions, a multi-state service workers’ union, has agreed to pay $30,000 in lost wages and damages to settle a race discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal …

Minnesota Construction Company to Pay $125K to Settle Race Harassment Lawsuit

A Hugo, Minn., construction company will pay $125,000 to settle a racial harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency reported. The EEOC’s lawsuit charged that JL Schwieters Construction Inc. violated federal law when …

Ford Motor Co. to Pay Up to $10.1M to Settle EEOC Harassment Case

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay up to $10.125 million to settle an investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over alleged sex and race harassment at two Ford plants, the federal agency announced. In its investigation, …

Bass Pro to Pay $10.5M to Settle Hiring Discrimination, Retaliation Suit

Federal employment officials say Springfield, Mo.-based Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC, a national retailer of fishing, camping, and hunting equipment and apparel, has agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle a hiring discrimination and retaliation lawsuit The U.S. Equal Employment …

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 …