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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Report: George Zimmerman trial expert fired, claims discrimination

    Report: George Zimmerman trial expert fired, claims discrimination
    The assistant medical examiner who raised eyebrows during George Zimmerman's murder trial this summer is claiming ethnic discrimination and wrongful termination after his departure from Volusia County government, news-journalonline.com is reporting today....
  • Suit: Rizza Cadillac created hostile environment for Muslim, Arab staff

    Suit: Rizza Cadillac created hostile environment for Muslim, Arab staff
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has alleged Rizza Cadillac Inc. of Tinley Park with violating federal law by allegedly encouraging a work environment that was hostile and offensive to Muslim and Arab sales staff. The lawsuit filed...
  • Activists turn focus to transgender rights

    Activists turn focus to transgender rights
    The first time Kai Bacharach uttered his name — his male name, the one he chose for himself — was in the spring, at an event for students accepted to Goucher. For the first 18 years of life, Bacharach used the female name his parents bestowed...
  • Del Monte to pay $1.2 million to settle worker-discrimination lawsuit

    Del Monte Fresh Produce, one of the world's leading producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit related to the mistreatment of Thai immigrants working on pineapple farms in Hawaii. The Equal Employment...
  • Del Monte to pay $1.2 million to 100 Thai farmworkers

    Del Monte to pay $1.2 million to 100 Thai farmworkers
    More than 100 Thai farm workers who alleged that they suffered discrimination working in Hawaii pineapple fields will receive $1.2 million in a settlement with Del Monte Fresh Produce, federal officials announced Monday in Los Angeles. Del Monte's...
  • Next L.A. fire chief's other challenge: race and sex discrimination

    Next L.A. fire chief's other challenge: race and sex discrimination
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's search for a new fire chief has been framed largely by well-publicized problems with the agency's 911 dispatch system and reports of delayed responses to life-and-death emergencies. But another deep-rooted, if less...
  • Senate all-nighter: Filibuster fallout bogs down chamber's work

    WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted to confirm two more of President Obama’s stalled nominations in an unusual all-night session forced by Republican objections to the historic change to the chamber's filibuster rules. In a vote after 1 a.m. EST...
  • 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...
  • Wet Seal to pay $7.5 million to settle race discrimination suit

    Wet Seal to pay $7.5 million to settle race discrimination suit
    Wet Seal will pay $7.5 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit that accused the teen retailer of firingĀ  black employees to present a blond-and-blue-eyed front in its stores, according to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The...
  • 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...
  • Upper Chesapeake Health subject of federal employment discrimination complaint

    Harford County-based Upper Chesapeake Health System is the subject of a complaint and lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a former employee who claims she was discriminated against because of a disability and...