A Message from EEOC Chair Charlotte A. Burrows on Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

2022-09-27T08:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2022|EEOC, Message|

Dear Colleagues: From September 15th to October 15th of each year, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements of our country’s Hispanic communities. This year’s theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation,” a reminder that diverse voices and perspectives should be welcomed and included as we develop strong communities that contribute to

Lilly USA Sued by EEOC for Nationwide Age Discrimination

2022-09-26T08:00:00-04:00September 26th, 2022|EEOC, Lilly|

INDIANAPOLIS – Lilly USA, LLC, a pharmaceutical corporation based in Indianapolis, Indiana, violated federal law by intentionally failing to hire older workers based on their age for pharmaceutical sales representative positions from April 2017 to 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

EEOC Sues Eagle Marine Services for Disability Discrimination

2022-09-26T08:00:00-04:00September 26th, 2022|Eagle, EEOC|

NEW ORLEANS – Eagle Marine Services Electrical & Refrigeration, LLC, a marine services company based in Berwick, Louisiana, violated federal law when it refused to hire or accommodate a worker because he used medication prescribed by his doctor to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (“ADHD”) the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a

EEOC Sues Ranger Tool and Die for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

2022-09-27T07:55:34-04:00September 23rd, 2022|EEOC, Ranger|

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Ranger Tool and Die, Inc. (Ranger), an industrial machine shop with locations in Paragould and Jonesboro, Arkansas, violated federal law when it failed to prevent sexual harassment at its Jonesboro location and then retaliated against employees who complained, according to a lawsuit filed today by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEOC Sues Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. for Disability Discrimination

2022-09-27T07:55:34-04:00September 23rd, 2022|EEOC, Sinclair|

BALTIMORE– Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. violated federal law when it discriminated against an employee because of disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.  According to EEOC’s lawsuit, the helpdesk technician, who was diagnosed with a schizoaffective disorder, worked for Sinclair at an office located in Cockeysville, Maryland.

EEOC Completes Commission Meeting Series on Future Enforcement Priorities

2022-09-27T07:55:34-04:00September 23rd, 2022|Completes, EEOC|

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) completed its third and final Commission listening session Sept. 22, “Shaping the EEOC’s Strategic Enforcement Priorities,” to obtain public input on future enforcement priorities. Witnesses included representatives from civil rights and workers’ rights organizations; employer and human resource representatives; and attorneys representing plaintiffs and defendants in

IHOP Franchisee Pays $125,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

2022-09-27T07:55:34-04:00September 22nd, 2022|EEOC, Franchisee|

BALTIMORE – Koerner Management Group, Inc. (KMG), which operates IHOP restaurants in Maryland and Virginia, has agreed to pay $125,000 and provide significant injunctive and other non-monetary relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against the company by the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

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