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

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 …

Michigan Franchise Operator Sued for not Providing Religious Accommodation

Sleneem Enterprises LLC, a franchise operator of Tim Horton’s Café and Bake Shop in Romulus, Mich., has been sued by federal officials for allegedly failing to provide religious accommodation to an employee. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission …

Court: Nebraska Bank Broke Equal Pay Law, Must Pay $30.5K in Restitution

A Nebraska bank will pay $30,598 to a woman whom it unlawfully paid less than a man, pursuant to a federal court judgment in a pay discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency …

Feds Sue Louisiana Candle Maker for Retaliation

Amy’s Country Candles L.L.C., a Harvey, La.-based manufacturer and purveyor of scented candles, violated federal law by firing an employee for complaining about sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged in a lawsuit. The EEOC’s suit …

Texas-Based Atlas Resource Partners Faces Federal Age Bias Suit

A federal agency has charged a Fort Worth, Texas-based company with discrimination for firing an experienced production foreman fired because of his age. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said it has filed a lawsuit against Atlas Resource Partners. …