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  • EEOC Sues Trinity Health for Pregnancy Discrimination September 25, 2017
    Trinity Health, an integrated healthcare provider with 2,500 employees headquartered in Minot, N.D., violated federal law when it fired an employee rather than accommodate her pregnancy and disability-related medical restrictions, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.
  • EEOC Sues Whataburger for Retaliation against Manager Who Refused to Hire Only White Applicants September 25, 2017
    Fast food restaurant giant Whataburger Restaurants LLC violated federal law when it retaliated against a white restaurant manager because she opposed and refused to participate in upper management’s directive to hire only white applicants, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed last week.
  • Lowe’s Companies Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination September 22, 2017
    Lowe’s Companies, Inc., a chain of home improvement and hardware stores with locations across the United States, violated federal law when it refused to accommodate a department manager with a disability at its store in Cleburne, Texas, and instead demoted him to a lower-paying position, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a […]
  • EEOC Sues Rivers Casino for Firing Employee Who Needed Time Off for Cancer Treatment September 21, 2017
    Rivers Casino in Des Plaines violated federal law prohibiting disability discrim­ination by denying an employee’s request for additional leave to get cancer treatment and then firing him, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.
  • EEOC Alleges Wood Group Refused to Hire Worker Because of His Disability September 21, 2017
    Wood Group PSN, Inc., a global company which provides operations and maintenance to the oil, petrochemical and gas industries, denied employment to an offshore worker because of his disability, the EEOC alleged in a lawsuit filed today.
  • EEOC Sues Driven Fence for Race Harassment September 21, 2017
    Driven Fence, a Melrose Park fence installation company, created a hostile work environment consisting of racial epithets and the hanging of a noose, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.
  • EEOC Sues IHOP Chain for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation September 21, 2017
    Several franchisees of the popular IHOP restaurant chain in Nevada and New York violated federal law when they failed to prevent and correct ongoing sexual harassment and retaliation against their employees, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.
  • EEOC Sues Rosebud Restaurants for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation September 21, 2017
    Chicago company Rosebud Restaurants violated federal civil rights laws by subjecting a server to sexual harassment and then firing her after she complained about sexual harassment and objected to employees in the company referring to African-Americans by racial slurs, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.
  • Gulf Logistics Operating Sued For Disability Discrimination By EEOC September 21, 2017
    An oil and gas vessel company doing business in the Larose, La., area violated federal law by firing an employee because it perceived him to be disabled, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed yesterday.
  • EEOC Sues the Village at Hamilton Pointe and TLC Management for Race Discrimination September 20, 2017
    An Evansville nursing home violated federal law when it acceded to its residents’ preferences for non-black caregivers when making job assignments and subjected its black employees to racial harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a suit filed today. The named defendants are the Village at Hamilton Pointe, LLC, dba Hamilton Pointe […]