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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EEOC Claims New Jersey Company Violated Employee Rights

EEOC Claims New Jersey Company Violated Employee Rights Doherty Enterprises, a company being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for allegedly limiting the rights of its employees, has just acquired 10 South Florida restaurants and added 550 area workers to its staff. The New Jersey-based company now owns Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar…

Discrimination Lawsuit Is Filed Against Walt Disney World
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Discrimination Lawsuit Is Filed Against Walt Disney World

Discrimination Lawsuit Is Filed Against Walt Disney World A Disney worker’s claims of discrimination are up for debate in court. Camelia Joseph became emotional Wednesday as she testified that she repeatedly tried to earn a promotion in the security department at Walt Disney World and has worked there roughly 20 years. She said she applied for…

Male Applicant Claims Gender Discrimination Over Track Job
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Male Applicant Claims Gender Discrimination Over Track Job

Male Applicant Claims Gender Discrimination Over Track Job University of Iowa athletic department administrators ordered a woman be hired over male candidates for an assistant track coaching job regardless of qualifications, one applicant alleges based on an internal email from the head coach. Attorneys for a male coach who says he was illegally passed over…

Teacher Sues School For Harassment & Termination
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Teacher Sues School For Harassment & Termination

Teacher Sues School For Harassment & Termination A former Edgewater High teacher sued Orange County Public Schools on Wednesday, contending administrators harassed and terminated her because she associated with black co-workers and dated a black man. Math teacher Audrey Dudek, who is white, said the district unlawfully discriminated against her when she was not reappointed…

Discrimination Alleged At Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center
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Discrimination Alleged At Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center

Discrimination Alleged At Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center A grievance filed by a city employee who was turned down for a promotion prompted an internal investigation of gender discrimination. Kent Kamp, who has worked eight years as a fitness coordinator at the Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center, had applied for an open position as facility…

Target To Pay $2.8 Million For Discriminatory Hiring Tests
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Target To Pay $2.8 Million For Discriminatory Hiring Tests

Target To Pay $2.8 Million For Discriminatory Hiring Tests The retail giant’s former employment tests discriminated on the basis of race and sex and violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. Some of the tests that Target once used to assess job applicants were big no-nos, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The agency announced…

American Airlines Employees Claim Racial Discrimination
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American Airlines Employees Claim Racial Discrimination

American Airlines Employees Claim Racial Discrimination Black American Airlines employees at Reagan National and Philadelphia International airports say they have been subjected to racial taunts and are routinely assigned unsafe equipment and the most difficult tasks. The employees were among 80 minority workers who, through an attorney, have written to U.S. Attorney General Loretta E….