Oklahoma Drilling Contractor Refused to Hire Older Rig Hands and Fired Employee Because of Disability After Conducting an Unlawful Medical Exam

Join me as I read the St Louis EEOC District Office news bulletin re HORIZONTAL WELL DRILLERS TO PAY $650,000 TO SETTLE
EEOC AGE AND DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUIT … More Oklahoma Drilling Contractor Refused to Hire Older Rig Hands and Fired Employee Because of Disability After Conducting an Unlawful Medical Exam

Baltimore County Will Pay $5.4 Million to Settle Long-Running EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Join me as I read the 4/24/20 Baltimore Field Office news bulletin regarding the longest standing lawsuit on the EEOC docket which started in 2007. This suit is about a federal age discrimination lawsuit with Baltimore County over employee pension contribution rates based on age. … More Baltimore County Will Pay $5.4 Million to Settle Long-Running EEOC Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Filipino Employees Subjected to Retaliation -Alleged National Origin Discrimination

Heidi Macomber reads the 4/9/20 EEOC bulletin: Sunridge Nurseries, Inc., a grower in the grapevine nursery stock industry, has agreed to pay $237,500 to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Sunridge allegedly failed to re-hire a group of Filipino seasonal farm workers in retaliation for having complained about national origin/race discrimination. Some of these workers were long term employees. … More Filipino Employees Subjected to Retaliation -Alleged National Origin Discrimination

MEDSTAR WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER / MEDSTAR HEALTH TO PAY $150,000 TO SETTLE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION

Heidi Macomber reads the 3/16/20 EEOC bulletin re MedStar Washington Hospital aka MedStar Health to Pay $150K to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit.

Such alleged conduct violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits disability discrimination and retaliation, including the failure to provide reasonable accommodations to enable an individual with a disability to perform her job or to consider reassignment as a reasonable accommodation. The ADA also prohibits retaliation for seeking accommodations or opposing disability discrimination. The EEOC filed suit (EEOC v. Washington Hospital Center Corporation d/b/a MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Health, Inc., Case No. 18-2160) in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after first attempting to reach a pre-litigation settlement through its administrative conciliation process. … More MEDSTAR WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER / MEDSTAR HEALTH TO PAY $150,000 TO SETTLE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Heidi Macomber reads the 3/5/2020 EEOC news bulletin re Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas and a disability discrimination lawsuit. Hitachi entered a consent decree with the EEOC and will pay $85,000 and adopt and implement a written ADA policy and a procedure for requesting reasonable accommodations under the ADA. … More Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

SELECT STAFFING TO PAY $199,500 TO SETTLE EEOC SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT

Heidi Macomber reads today’s EEOC news bulletin regarding another sexual harassment lawsuit, this time involving Select Staffing and the Albuquerque Police Department. Select Staffing will pay $199.5K to settle the sexual harassment suit. Sexual harassment is a violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. … More SELECT STAFFING TO PAY $199,500 TO SETTLE EEOC SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT

UPSTATE NIAGARA COOPERATIVE, INC. TO PAY $1.35 MILLION TO SETTLE SEX DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

Heidi Macomber reads the 2/10/20 EEOC bulletin – Upstate Dairy Cooperative, Inc. to pay $1.35M to settle sex discrimination lawsuit. This includes a violation of federal record keeping laws related to hiring documents. … More UPSTATE NIAGARA COOPERATIVE, INC. TO PAY $1.35 MILLION TO SETTLE SEX DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

JACKSON NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE TO PAY $20.5 MILLION TO SETTLE EEOC LAWSUIT

Heidi Macomber reads today’s post re an EEOC lawsuit charging Jackson National Life Insurance for race, national origin, sex discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Jackson will pay 21 former employees in largest monetary settlement ever reached by the EEOCs Phoenix District and Denver Field Offices. … More JACKSON NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE TO PAY $20.5 MILLION TO SETTLE EEOC LAWSUIT

DOLLAR GENERAL TO PAY $6 MILLION TO SETTLE EEOC CLASS RACE DISCRIMINATION SUIT

Heidi Macomber reads EEOC bulletin dated 11/18/19, Dollar General to Pay $6 Million to Settle EEOC Class Race Discrimination Suit and additional joint publication by the EEOC and FTC, Background Checks, What Employers Need to Know. … More DOLLAR GENERAL TO PAY $6 MILLION TO SETTLE EEOC CLASS RACE DISCRIMINATION SUIT

EEOC and LifeWell Living Center, LLC Conciliate Disability Charge

Heidi Macomber reads EEOC bulletin dated 11/18/19 re EEOC and LifeWell Living Center, LLC Conciliate Disability Charge as well as Part IV, Reasonable Accommodation Procedures, C. Interactive Process of the EEOC Policy on Reasonable Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities. … More EEOC and LifeWell Living Center, LLC Conciliate Disability Charge

EEOC CONVENES PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED REVISION OF THE EMPLOYER INFORMATION REPORT (EEO-1)

Heidi Macomber reads EEOC notice dated 11/13/19 re The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a public hearing on Proposed EEO-1 Report amendments on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 … More EEOC CONVENES PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED REVISION OF THE EMPLOYER INFORMATION REPORT (EEO-1)

EEOC ALLEGES HEARING IMPAIRED APPLICANT DENIED REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AND HIRE

My reading of an October 15, 2019, EEOC press release having to do with an alleged denial of reasonable accommodation and hire. The EEOC filed suit in Civil Action No. 2:19-cv-02693 in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, Eastern Division … More EEOC ALLEGES HEARING IMPAIRED APPLICANT DENIED REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AND HIRE

Age Discrimination & Affirmative Action

Have you seen how Wikipedia defines Affirmative Action?  Protecting Members…My question is when will we as people of the planet experiencing population longevity and retirement delays band together to put a stop to Age Discrimination in Employment that will really have an impact? Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India and Nepal, positive action … More Age Discrimination & Affirmative Action