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EEOC Verdicts and Settlements

Published by on December 4, 2009

 Our update on EEOC verdicts and settlements for October 2009 after the break. MS – A casino agreed to a $75,000 settlement in a disability discrimination suit brought by the EEOC on behalf of an employee who was fired after she requested a reasonable accommodation due to injuries sustained in an auto accident. CO – […]

 Our update on EEOC verdicts and settlements for October 2009 after the break.

MS – A casino agreed to a $75,000 settlement in a disability discrimination suit brought by the EEOC on behalf of an employee who was fired after she requested a reasonable accommodation due to injuries sustained in an auto accident.

CO – A private correctional facility agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation suit brought on behalf of several female employees who alleged they were subject to a hostile work environment by male co-workers and supervisors.

MD – Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., a commercial rental company, has agreed to pay $64,641 to settle a religious discrimination suit brought on behalf of a Muslim employee who alleged he was discriminated against because of his faith.

CA – A mental health rehabilitation center agreed to a $145,000 settlement in a sexual harassment and retaliation suit brought by the EEOC on behalf of a group of female employees who alleged they were harassed by a supervisor.

MI – An auto parts supplier has agreed to pay $105,000 to settle a race discrimination suit brought on behalf of an African-American worker who was not promoted due to his race.

MN – Hobby Lobby has agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a disability discrimination suit brought on behalf of an employee who was prohibited from using her wheelchair while performing her job and was subsequently discharged.

OH – A manufacturing company will pay $245,000 to settle a national origin discrimination suit brought on behalf of two Hispanic workers who alleged they were denied training opportunities and were the only employees laid off in a reduction in force.

NC – A retirement living center agreed to a $20,000 settlement in a pregnancy discrimination suit brought by the EEOC on behalf of an employee whose work hours were reduced after she became pregnant.

UT – Tim Dahle Nissan agreed to pay $455,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation suit brought on behalf of five female employees who alleged they were harassed by the dealership’s salesmen and sales managers.

NY – Thomas Dodge Subaru will pay $132,250 to settle a sexual harassment suit brought on behalf of a group of female employees who were subject to verbal and physical abuse in the workplace.

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