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

San Antonio Spa/Resort to Pay $2.6M to Settle National Origin Discrimination Suit

The former operators of a spa and resort in San Antonio, Texas, to pay $2,625,000 to settle a national origin discrimination lawsuit brought by a federal agency. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged that …

Halliburton to Settle National Origin, Religious Discrimination Suit for $275K

Houston-based Halliburton Energy Services Inc. will pay $275,000 and furnish other relief to settle a national origin and religious discrimination lawsuit, federal officials say. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had charged in a lawsuit that Halliburton, one of …

Feds Sue Oklahoma Car Dealership for Sex Discrimination

Federal employment officials have sued a car dealership in Norman, Oklahoma, saying the company unlawfully refused to hire a sales job candidate because she was female. In the lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said that in 2017 …

Louisiana Painting, Sandblasting Company to Pay $90K to Settle Disability Lawsuit

The U.S. employment practices watchdog agency says a Louisiana company will pay $90,000 to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit. Tamco Professional Coating Services Inc. (Tamco) has agreed to pay a foreperson $90,000 to settle the lawsuit brought by the …

Detroit Company to Pay $120K to Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Federal officials say an airline ramp and cargo handling company that operated at Detroit Metropolitan Airport will pay $120,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit. The suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged that Simplicity Ground …

Colorado Company to Pay $82.5K to Settle Federal Discrimination, Retaliation Lawsuit

A Colorado plumbing and mechanical contracting services provider has agreed settle a settle a national origin and color discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by federal officials for $82,500. In addition, AMI Mechanical Inc. will furnish other relief to settle the …

Company to Settle Federal Suit Over Sex Harassment at Texas Plant for $55K

G2 Corporation, doing business as Screen Tight, has agreed to pay $55,000 and furnish significant relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC charged that a female worker in the …

EEOC Sues McDonald’s Over Religious Discrimination Against Florida Job Applicant

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued the owner of multiple McDonald’s restaurants in Central Florida for violating federal law for refusing to hire a job applicant who would not shave his beard due to his religious beliefs. …

Michigan Hospital to Pay $74.4K to Settle Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

A hospital in Michigan will pay more than $74,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by federal officials. Memorial Healthcare, which operates a hospital in Owosso, Mich., will pay $74,418 and furnish other relief to settle a religious discrimination …

Chicago Cargo Company to Pay $135K to Settle EEOC Harassment, Retaliation Suit

Federal officials say a Chicago-based cargo handling company will pay $135,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit. Alliance Ground International, a cargo handling company that performs cargo, mail and ramp handling services for multiple clients at several major …