EEOC Sues Healthcare Agency for Pregnancy Discrimination
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EEOC Sues Healthcare Agency for Pregnancy Discrimination

EEOC Sues Healthcare Agency for Pregnancy Discrimination DALLAS – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has filed suit against Your Health Team, L.L.C. for violating federal law by firing a female home health aide because of her pregnancy. Your Health Team is a home health agency that provides nursing and…

Armani Faces $75 Million Discrimination Lawsuit
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Armani Faces $75 Million Discrimination Lawsuit

Armani Faces $75 Million Discrimination Lawsuit Giorgio Armani discriminated against its general counsel because he’s Mexican — and then fired him after he was diagnosed with colon cancer, a $75 million lawsuit says. “The Armani brand is associated with high fashion and understated elegance,” the Manhattan Supreme Court suit says, “but there was nothing elevated…

Former Movie Tavern Employee Sues – Wrongful Termination
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Former Movie Tavern Employee Sues – Wrongful Termination

Former Movie Tavern Employee Sues – Wrongful Termination NEW ORLEANS – A movie theater is being sued by a former employee who alleges he was wrongfully terminated for racially motivated reasons. Brian Alexander filed suit against Movie Tavern Theaters, LLC in the Orleans Parish District Court on July 1, 2015. Alexander claims that on March…

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NY Pawnshop to Pay $300,000 to Settle Retaliation Lawsuit

NY Pawnshop to Pay $300,000 to Settle Retaliation Lawsuit Seapod Pawnbrokers, a chain of pawnshops in Brooklyn and Queens, N.Y., will pay $300,000 and cut ties with its former owner to settle an EEOC lawsuit charging harassment and retaliation against its Hispanic female employees, the agency announced today. According to EEOC’s lawsuit, Seapod’s former owner…

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Skanska USA Building To Pay $95K to Settle Retaliation Suit

Skanska USA Building To Pay $95K to Settle Retaliation Suit Skanska USA Building, Inc., a building contractor headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., will pay $95,000 to settle a racial harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. According to the EEOC’s retaliation suit, Skanska violated federal law…

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Federal Agency Sues Real Estate Companies for Retaliation

Federal Agency Sues Real Estate Companies for Retaliation DHD Ventures Management Company, Inc., a New York-based real estate management company, violated federal law when it subjected two black employees to a racially hostile work environment, then terminated them in retaliation for their complaints of discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a…