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

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 …

San Antonio Special Events Firm Sued for Sex-Based Harassment, Retaliation

Great Rentals and Events LLC, a San Antonio, Texas-based special events company that provides services for weddings and corporate functions, has been hit with a federal lawsuit charging the company with sex-based harassment and retaliation. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity …

Former Oklahoma Store Owner to Pay $160K in Disability Discrimination Suit

The former owner of a chain of Oklahoma convenience stores will pay $160,000 to nine alleged victims of disability discrimination to resolve a federal lawsuit. According to the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Brown-Thompson General …

Indiana Nursing Home Operator Sued for Disability Discrimination

Bloomington, Ind.-based senior living community operator Heart of CarDon LLC has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by refusing to accommodate a qualified employee with a disability, which resulted in the employee losing her job. According …

EEOC Sues Blue Sky Vision for Disability Discrimination at Michigan Facility

Blue Sky Vision L.L.C., a Delaware-based management services organization that provides support to eye care providers, has been sued by federal employment officials for employee disability discrimination at a facility in Grand Rapids, Mich. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission …

Federal Officials Sue Colorado’s Telluride Express for Age Discrimination

San Miguel Mountain Ventures LLC, which does business as Telluride Express in Montrose, Colo., has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for refusing to hire a job applicant because of his age. According to the EEOC’s …

U. of Kansas to Pay $144K Settle Retaliation Lawsuit in Age Discrimination Case

The University of Kansas will pay $144,000 and furnish other relief to settle a federal retaliation lawsuit related to the firing of an employee for reporting age discrimination. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleges …

Texas Industrial Painting Services Firm Settles Federal Disability Discrimination Suit

An industrial painting company in Beaumont, Texas, has settled a federal lawsuit that alleged it unlawfully fired a worker because of his medically prescribed methadone. Steel Painters LLC, an industrial sandblasting and painting services company, has agreed to pay monetary …

Illinois Limousine Service to Pay $30K to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

M&M Limousine Service in Des Plaines, Ill., will pay a deaf job applicant $30,000 to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged M&M Limousine with violating federal discrimination law …