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Cudd Energy Services to Pay $39,900 To Settle EEOC Racial Harassment And Retaliation Lawsuit

Posted on Friday July 20, 2018

A Texas-based oilfield service company operating in Williston, N.D., will pay $39,900 to settle a racial harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC’s lawsuit charged that Cudd Energy Services violated civil rights law by subjecting an employee to a racially hostile work environment because of his race, Asian, and then firing him after he complained about it.

Estée Lauder Companies to Pay $1.1 Million to Settle EEOC Class Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted on Tuesday July 17, 2018

Estée Lauder, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products, will pay $1,100,000 and provide other relief to resolve a lawsuit charging sex discrimination against male employees, which was filed by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

National Association for The Education Of Young Children To Pay $41,777 To Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

Posted on Tuesday July 17, 2018

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), a professional membership organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., will pay $41,777.00 in back pay and liquidated damages and will furnish significant equitable relief to settle a lawsuit charging sex-based pay discrimination filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

Applebee’s Grill and Bar to Pay $75,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Posted on Tuesday July 17, 2018

New Apple, Inc., doing business as Applebee’s Grill and Bar, a North Carolina corporation that owns and operates several Applebee’s restaurants throughout the southeast, will pay $75,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC charged that New Apple violated federal law when it subjected two female employees, who are sisters, to a sexually hostile work environment.

Scion Dental to Pay $98,000 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Suit

Posted on Monday July 16, 2018

Scion Dental, a Wisconsin-based dental benefit administration company, has agreed to pay $98,000 and to provide other relief to settle a race discrimination case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

EEOC Sues Lafayette Schools’ Federal Credit Union for Retaliation

Posted on Friday July 13, 2018

Lafayette Schools’ Federal Credit Union unlawfully fired its only African-American branch manager because she opposed — and assisted another black employee in opposing — its use of a racially offensive video during a training session, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed here today.

Golden Corral Franchisee to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Disability and Sex Harassment Lawsuit

Posted on Friday July 13, 2018

Jax, LLC, which operates a Golden Corral restaurant in Matthews, N.C., has agreed to pay $85,000 and provide other relief to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC had charged that Jax discriminated against an employee when it subjected him to a hostile work environment based on both his disability (autism) and his sex (male). The EEOC had also charged that the employee was forced to resign because of the harassment.

NY Times EEOC News

Little to Cheer About

Posted on Thursday April 12, 2018

I was the oldest cheerleader in the N.F.L. Not once did I feel age-based discrimination. But I became well acquainted with gender-based discrimination.

BakerHostetler EEOC News

EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance On National Origin Discrimination

Posted on Thursday December 01, 2016

On Nov. 21, 2016, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued updated enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination for the first time in 14 years. Some may speculate whether this has anything to do with increased ethnic tensions in the wake of the presidential campaign and election results. Some also recognize that in...… Continue Reading

Drawing the Line on Leave Policies for Employees With Disabilities

Posted on Thursday August 04, 2016

Within the past three months, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has secured nearly $9 million from companies that have committed violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by discriminating against and firing employees with disabilities who requested medical leave or exhausted their allotted medical leave to address those disabilities. For example, on...… Continue Reading

New EEOC Equal Pay Reporting Proposal

Posted on Monday February 08, 2016

On January 29, 2016, the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced its proposed addition of pay data to currently required EEO-1 reports. The announcement has been the subject of much speculation for employers and attorneys, with many dreading an additional layer of administrative expenses for...… Continue Reading

Has the Fifth Circuit Opened the Door for Potential Liability of Staffing Companies?

Posted on Wednesday August 26, 2015

In Burton v. Freescale Semiconductor Inc. and Manpower of Texas, LP, No. 14-50944, — F.3d —-, 2015 WL 4742174 (5th Cir. Aug. 10, 2015), the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment for two employers in a staff-leasing/joint-employer relationship. The Fifth Circuit’s New Test for Staffing Company Liability. In Burton, the Fifth...… Continue Reading