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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • South Bend officers file suit over SBPD phone tapes

    South Bend officers file suit over SBPD phone tapes
    SOUTH BEND — High-ranking officers alleged to be on the tapes that prompted a federal investigation into the South Bend Police Department’s practice of recording phone calls broke their silence Wednesday. They filed a federal lawsuit...
  • Man fired for obesity wins $55,000

    Man fired for obesity wins $55,000
    Big news for Ronald Kratz, II, the guy who was fired from his warehouse job in Sealy for being too fat. Well, this week the big guy got paid! Back in 2009, BAE Systems decided Ron's weight, 680-pounds, made him too big to do his job. He was over 400...
  • Muslim Employee Suing Disney Over Right to Wear Hijab

    Muslim Employee Suing Disney Over Right to Wear Hijab
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A Muslim woman who worked as a hostess at a Disneyland restaurant is suing Disney, claiming the company wouldn't let her appear in front of guests while wearing her headscarf. It's a dispute that's been going on for about two years,...
  • Trucking firm settles discrimination case over conviction records

    A Southern California trucking firm has agreed to settle a discrimination case involving an African American man denied work as a driver because of his criminal record, after a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The man...
  • Paula Deen: Clueless on race, blinded by family loyalty

    If you want to get a good look at an unreconstructed Southern white lady whose reflexive racism and clannishness is about to destroy a very lucrative television career, check out the deposition everyone’s been talking about in the Paula Deen...
  • Basta Pasta restaurant owner accused of sexual harassment

    Basta Pasta restaurant owner accused of sexual harassment
    The owner of Basta Pasta restaurants in Fallston and Timonium is accused of sexually harassing employees, including teenagers, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC suit, filed in U.S....
  • Balto. Co. disability settlements total more than $1 million

    Balto. Co. disability settlements total more than $1 million
    Baltimore County's recent settlements with two firefighters and a police officer who alleged the county violated federal disability law will cost taxpayers more than $1 million — more than county officials had previously revealed. The three...
  • Baltimore Police announce major reshuffling of command staff

    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Thursday a broad reshuffling of the agency's command staff, with new leadership for four patrol districts and the homicide unit, as well as the creation of units focused on community relations and...
  • In trust we trust

    In trust we trust
    Imagine me walking into a corporate executive's office. Me: How important is trust to the health of your workplace? Executive: Why, it's critical. Awkward pause. Executive: Who are you? And why are you in my office wearing pajamas? Me: I'm...
  • When weight is disabling

    When weight is disabling
    Lisa Harrison weighed 527 pounds on the day she was fired from her job at a Louisiana drug addiction treatment center. The 5-foot-2-inch Harrison, who believed her employer considered her "disabled" due to her weight, filed a discrimination charge with...
  • Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city

    Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city
    A Des Plaines police sergeant once accused of domestic battery is suing the northwest suburb, claiming Des Plaines still owes him money and hasn't kept promises made under a settlement agreement. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court,...