A Maryland-based environmental remediation services contractor will pay $415,000 and provide comprehensive equitable relief to settle a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ra... Read more
A jury awarded $185 million in punitive damages last month in a lawsuit against retailer AutoZone Stores Inc. It was alleged in the lawsuit that a female employee who complained about gender... Read more
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Performance and Accountability Report. The report details activities from October 1, 2011, to Septemb... Read more
A federal jury has awarded nearly $888,000 in damages to a man who said his Idaho employer discriminated against him because he is Hispanic. Ricky Garcia began working for PSI Environmental... Read more
Washington State University has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by two former employees of Chinese descent. The settlement will pay $325,000 each to... Read more
Two Texas companies have been ordered to pay fines to resolve discrimination lawsuits based on workers’ age and disability. Eight dock workers fired from Central Freight Lines, based i... Read more
The Department of Justice has settled its lawsuit against the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC) for discriminating against women on maternity leave in violation of the Fair Hous... Read more
According to a court ruling in a New York federal court last month, the amount of back wages owed minorities affected by discrimination in the city’s firefighter entrance exams could be more... Read more
An Ashland, Ky., credit card processing company has agreed to pay $365,000 to 11 former employees who said they were sexually harassed by the company’s owner. The U.S. Equal Employment Oppor... Read more
Sears, Roebuck & Co., which remains one of the nation’s largest retailers, will pay $100,000 and furnish other relief to settle a race, sex and age discrimination and retaliation lawsui... Read more
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