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EEOC Verdicts and Settlements — October 2010

Published by on February 1, 2011

Our update on EEOC verdicts and settlements for October 2010 after the break. FL – Prologix Distribution Services, LLC, a magazine distributor, agreed to pay $162,400 to settle a sexual harassment suit filed by the EEOC on behalf of a group of female employees who alleged they were subject to sexual harassment by a supervisor. […]

Our update on EEOC verdicts and settlements for October 2010 after the break.

FL – Prologix Distribution Services, LLC, a magazine distributor, agreed to pay $162,400 to settle a sexual harassment suit filed by the EEOC on behalf of a group of female employees who alleged they were subject to sexual harassment by a supervisor.

PA – A construction company will pay $200,000 to settle a disability discrimination suit brought on behalf of an applicant who was offered a job as an equipment operator which was later rescinded after the company learned he had diabetes.  As part of the consent decree, the company was also required to modify its post-offer medical examination policy.

WV – An Ohio-based construction company will pay $87,205 to settle a race discrimination and retaliation suit brought on behalf of a former employee who alleged that he was subject to racial slurs by his supervisor and co-workers, and then fired after complaining about the conduct.

MD – A concrete company agreed to pay $325,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation suit brought on behalf of a female technician who alleged that she was subject to repeated sexual comments and groping, and then fired after she complained to management about the conduct.

FL – A strip club agreed to pay $95,000 to settle a race discrimination suit brought on behalf of two African American employees who alleged they were subject to racial harassment.  The suit also alleged that the company retaliated against white employees who complained about the harassment.

CA – A real estate management service will settle a pregnancy discrimination suit for $60,000 brought on behalf of a pregnant employee who alleged she was denied a promotion after a property manager expressed concerns over whether she would miss work due to her pregnancy.

NV – A cab company agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a disability discrimination brought on behalf of a disabled applicant who alleged that he was denied a job as a driver because of his disability.  The suit also alleged that the company failed to keep employee medical records segregated from personnel records.

MO – A community development organization agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination suit brought on behalf of a pregnant applicant who alleged her job offer was rescinded after she informed the company representative that she was pregnant.

TX – A car dealership will pay $160,000 to settle a class sexual harassment, age and race discrimination suit brought on behalf of employees who alleged they were harassed by their supervisor, and retaliated against for complaining about the conduct.

TX – Austin Foam Plastics, Inc. will pay $600,000 to settle a race and sexual harassment and retaliation suit brought on behalf of a group of employees who alleged they were subject to a hostile work environment based on their race and sex.

WA – A vineyard agreed to pay $33,000 to a female employee who alleged she was subject to sexual harassment by her manager until she felt forced to quit.

AK – A retirement community will pay $30,000 to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation suit brought on behalf of a disabled employee who alleged his accommodations were removed and his work hours cut because of his disability.

CA – A vacation home rental management company will pay $165,000 to settle a national origin discrimination suit filed on behalf of a group of Hispanic employees who alleged they were subject to harassment by their manager.  The suit also alleged that a non-Hispanic manager was retaliated against for reporting the conduct to the board of directors.

NY – McDonald’s will pay $50,000 to settle a sex discrimination suit brought on behalf of a teenage employee who alleged he was sexually harassed by his manager.

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