Discrimination and Harassment

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidance on workplace rights for individuals with mental health conditions under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).

Diallo's of Houston, a Houston-area nightclub and party venue, will pay $139,366 and furnish other relief as a result of a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has voted to release for public input a proposed enforcement guidance addressing unlawful harassment under federal employment discrimination laws.

Saint Vincent Health Center will pay $300,000 constituting back pay and compensatory damages to six aggrieved former employees and provide substantial injunctive relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

 

Stevens Transport, the largest refrigerated trucking company in Texas and one of the top four largest temperature-controlled carriers in the United States, allegedly violated federal law when it failed or refused to hire a U.S. Air Force veteran as a truck driver because of his bipolar disorder,

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued its updated enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination to replace its 2002 compliance manual section on that subject.

A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss a race discrimination claim filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Rosebud Restaurants. In its complaint, the EEOC charged that the Chicago-area Italian restaurant chain refused to hire African-Americans because of their race.

Lakeland Eye Clinic, a Lakeland, Fla.-based organization of health care professionals, will pay $150,000 to settle one of the first two lawsuits ever filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging sex discrimination against a transgender individual.

As a recent case demonstrates, an employer cannot force an employee to leave her job because of concerns that she cannot perform her job duties due to the pregnancy.

Reddit CEO and former venture capitalist Ellen Pao has filed a notice of appeal in her gender discrimination against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), according to a filing submitted to the Superior Court of California on June 1.

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