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Highest EEOC Verdict In History $240 Million For Abuse Of Mentally Disabled Men

Highest EEOC Verdict In History $240 Million For Abuse Of Mentally Disabled Men

The federal government won a record $240 million settlement against a turkey producer that held 32 mentally disabled men in servitude while mentally and physically abusing them, some of them for more than 20 years. A Davenport, Iowa jury on May 1, 2013, awarded the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) damages totaling $240 million […]

EEOC Suit: O’Reilly Auto Parts Manager Seeks Leave For Medical Treatment, Gets Fired

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EEOC Suit: O’Reilly Auto Parts Manager Seeks Leave For Medical Treatment, Gets Fired

Heath Craft, the manager of an O’Reilly auto parts store in Beloit, Wis., learned in February 2011 that he had a seizure disorder, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). On 9 March 2011, Craft notified O’Reilly of his ailment. He asked for a one-month leave of absence for treatment. Instead of granting his […]

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Federal Court Revives EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against United Airlines

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Federal Court Revives EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against United Airlines

A federal court has reinstated a disability discrimination lawsuit against United Airlines that had been dismissed. The circuit court overturned precedent in a decision announced 7 September 2012 to agree with EEOC the that “reasonable accommodation” as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may require employers to provide employees with disabilities with “reassignment […]

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EEOC Discrimination Cases, Settlements Hit Record High In 2011

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EEOC Discrimination Cases, Settlements Hit Record High In 2011

By LAURA LIEBECK– The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency responsible for enforcing anti-discrimination laws, last year handled a record number of cases alleging workplace discrimination and secured a record high financial settlement total for those cases. The EEOC’s oversight covers discrimination based on a person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, […]

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Quick Guide to EEOC Website Links for Employers

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Quick Guide to EEOC Website Links for Employers

A quick guide to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – EEOC – website links of for employers. Overview EEOC employer website links Coverage Charge Handling Resolving a Charge Remedies Discrimination by Type Age Disability Equal Compensation Genetic Information National Origin Pregnancy Race/Color Religion Retaliation Sex Sexual Harassment Prohibited Practices Recordkeeping EEO Reports/Surveys “EEO Is The […]

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