Egg Producer Allowed Supervisor to Sexually Harass Female Employee, Then Retaliated Against Her When She Complained

Join me as I read a Detroit Field Office EEOC press release dated 10/14/20 regarding an Egg producer that allowed a supervisor to sexually harass a female employee and who retaliated against her when she complained to the EEOC … More Egg Producer Allowed Supervisor to Sexually Harass Female Employee, Then Retaliated Against Her When She Complained

Owner Subjected Female Employee to Egregious Abuse, Including Sexual Assault, Forcing Her to Quit

Join me as I read a 10/13/20 press release from the Louisville Area EEOC office regarding a Korean Restaurant Group owner/chef who sexually assaulted a female employee, forcing her to quit. … More Owner Subjected Female Employee to Egregious Abuse, Including Sexual Assault, Forcing Her to Quit

Call Center Fired Temporary Employees Because They Were Pregnant

Join me as I read the 5/4/20 Phoenix District EEOC office news bulletin regarding a call center sued by the EEOC for allegedly firing temporary employees who were pregnant along with the staffing agency who placed them that also failed to take corrective action after learning of the reason for discharge. … More Call Center Fired Temporary Employees Because They Were Pregnant

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

TUCSON, ARIZONA, COMPANY TO PAY BACK WAGES AFTER DENYING PAID SICK LEAVE TO WORKER WHOSE DOCTOR ORDERED CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINE

Heidi Macomber reads the 4/23/20 DOL WHD news bulletin re U.S. DOL News – Tucson Settlement -Families First Coronavirus Response Act … More TUCSON, ARIZONA, COMPANY TO PAY BACK WAGES AFTER DENYING PAID SICK LEAVE TO WORKER WHOSE DOCTOR ORDERED CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINE

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

U.S. Department Of Labor Announces New Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Implementation

Heidi Macomber reads a 4/1/2020 US DOL WHD announcement of new Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, both part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) … More U.S. Department Of Labor Announces New Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Implementation

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

OCR Settles Second Case in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative but then Vacates 3rd Party Directive in Federal Court

HHS OCR Settle Second Case in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative 12/12/2019 but then vacates 3rd Party Directive in Federal court decision dated 1/23/2020. … More OCR Settles Second Case in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative but then Vacates 3rd Party Directive in Federal Court

OCR Secures $2.175 Million HIPAA Settlement After Hospitals Failed to Properly Notify HHS of a Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information

Heidi Macomber reads 11/26/19 HHS OCR news update re OCR Secures $2.175M HIPAA Settlement- Alleged failure to Properly Notify HHS of PHI Breach … More OCR Secures $2.175 Million HIPAA Settlement After Hospitals Failed to Properly Notify HHS of a Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information

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

JAN – Employers’ Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – Job Applications and Interviews

Heidi Macomber reads the Job Accommodation Networks (JAN) Employers’ Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA specific to Job Applications and Interviews. … More JAN – Employers’ Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – Job Applications and Interviews