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EEOC Verdicts and Settlements

Published by on December 30, 2009

Our report on EEOC verdicts and settlements for November 2009 after the break. November 2009 CA – Lawry’s Restaurants, Inc. has agreed to a $1 million settlement with the EEOC in a sex discrimination case brought on behalf of a male applicant.  Apparently the restaurant had a long-standing policy of hiring only women for food […]

Our report on EEOC verdicts and settlements for November 2009 after the break.

November 2009

CA – Lawry’s Restaurants, Inc. has agreed to a $1 million settlement with the EEOC in a sex discrimination case brought on behalf of a male applicant.  Apparently the restaurant had a long-standing policy of hiring only women for food server positions.

PA – Ruby Tuesday will settle a sexual harassment suit for $225,000 brought on behalf of a group of female employees who alleged they were sexually harassed by the restaurant’s general manager.

PA – A utility contractor agreed to a $200,000 settlement in a sex discrimination and retaliation case brought by the EEOC on behalf of female employees who alleged they were not hired for laborer positions because of their sex.

OR – Schiemer Farms will settle a sexual harassment and retaliation suit for $14,500 brought on behalf of two female employees who alleged they were harassed by a male employee and then fired after complaining about the harassment.

NY – Eaton’s Neck Fire District will pay $213,840 to settle an age discrimination suit brought on behalf of a class of firefighters who alleged they were discriminated against with regard to their pension benefits.

CA – Regal Entertainment Group has agreed to pay $175,000 to settle a sex discrimination suit brought on behalf of a male employee who alleged he was harassed by a female employee and then retaliated against after complaining to management.

IN – Arbonne International will pay $30,000 to settle a disability discrimination suit brought by the EEOC on behalf of a female applicant who alleged she was not hired because she was deaf. 

AZ – Cheesecake Factory, Inc. agreed to settle a same-sex harassment case for $345,000 that was brought on behalf of a group of male employees who claimed they were subject to repeated sexual assaults by other male employees at the restaurant.

CO – Bellco Credit Union will pay $57,250 to settle an age discrimination suit brought by the EEOC on behalf of a female employee who alleged she was fired due to her age.

AZ – Tepanyaki of Clearfield, a Utah-based Japanese restaurant, has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination suit brought on behalf of a female employee who claimed she was fired because she was pregnant.

OK – St. John Health System, Inc. of Tulsa agreed to a $100,000 settlement with the EEOC in a disability discrimination suit brought on behalf of a scrub technician who alleged she was denied a reasonable accommodation for her disability.

WI – A federal jury awarded $105,000 in a sexual harassment suit brought by the EEOC on behalf of two IHOP employees who alleged they were sexually harassed by their supervisor.

GA – Kohler Company has agreed to pay $175,000 to settle a gender and pregnancy discrimination suit brought on behalf of a female executive who alleged she was fired because she was pregnant.

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