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

Illinois Sports Apparel Chain Pay $420K to Settle Race/National Origin Discrimination Suit

A Chicago-area sports fashion chain will pay $420,000 to settle a race and national origin discrimination lawsuit, federal officials say. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said City Sports has more than 15 locations in Chicago and the surrounding …

Ohio Restaurant Group to Pay $75K to Settle Sex Harassment Suit

A Cincinnati, Ohio-area restaurant group will pay $75,000 to a former employee and implement other relief to settle a federal lawsuit alleging sexual harassment. According to the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the male owner …

Wisconsin Hotel Operator to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit for $60K

The company that operates the IHG Army Hotel at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin will pay $60,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit, federal regulators say. According to the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), PML Services …

Michigan Healthcare System to Pay $104.7K to Settle Wage Discrimination Lawsuit

A non-profit health care system based in Saginaw, Mich., will pay $104,707 and provide other relief to settle a federal gender wage discrimination lawsuit. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in its lawsuit that Covenant Medical Center Inc., …

2 Washington State Agribusinesses Settle Federal Discrimination Suit for $325K

Two agribusinesses in Washington state will distribute $325,000 among 105 Thai farm workers to settle a federal national origin and race discrimination lawsuit. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said the settlement with defendants Green Acre Farms Inc. and …

Houston Firm to Pay $35K to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Houston-based Brock Services LLC, part of the Brock Group, will pay $35,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit, federal officials say. In its lawsuit, the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged Brock Services forced an employee to take three …

Texas CBS Affiliate to Settle Female Reporter’s Age Suit for $215K

A CBS broadcast affiliate in Texas will pay $215,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by a female reporter, federal authorities say. CBS Stations Group of Texas also will furnish significant equitable relief to settle the lawsuit, the U.S. …

Chicago Staffing Companies to Pay $568.5K in Race, Sex Discrimination Suit

Federal employment officials say two Chicago-based staffing companies will pay $568,500 to resolve a race and sex discrimination lawsuit. In its lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged that Personnel Staffing Group LLC, doing business as Most Valuable …

Company Settles Texas Disability Accommodation Suit for $66K

Assisted Living Concepts LLC, doing business as Enlivant, a national owner and operator of senior living facilities, has settled a federal disability discrimination lawsuit related to a facility in Dallas, Texas. The company will pay a former chef $66,000 and …

Illinois Manufacturer to Pay $275K to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

An Illinois industrial device manufacturer will pay $275,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by federal officials. In its lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged IDEC Corporation, unlawfully discriminated when it terminated …