Tag Archives: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

WASHINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT SETTLES QUARTER MILLION DOLLAR RACE DISCRIMINATION SUIT

WASHINGTON – The old guard, a traditional part of the fire fighter industry, are finding the world changing around them as Fire Departments across the nation become more diverse. Recently, Lynden City Fire Department has settled a suit brought by one of its firefighters for racial discrimination. In the suit,  Damon Winters, a volunteer fire fighter,… Read more »

COURT SPLIT OVER SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION QUESTION

Discrimination claims based on sexual orientation are a budding area of discrimination law. While many Courts have found ways to backdoor sexual orientation discrimination through the lens of gender discrimination, most  Federal Circuit Courts are still reluctant to explicitly state that sexual orientation discrimination is covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of… Read more »

Radio Host sues Station for Sexual Harassment

Veteran Employee accused of Sexual Harassment Florida – A female radio host, Aprille Hinnant, is suing Cox Media Group for sexual harassment at work. According to the sexual harassment lawsuit filed in a Miami federal court, the plaintiff alleged her supervisor, Maestro Powell, sexually harassed and retaliated against her, which developed a hostile work environment…. Read more »

Sexual Harassment unveiled in Apple Headquarters

Women reveals Apple’s Hostile Work Environment California – Clandestine sexual harassment in the Apple Headquarters in Cupertino, CA, has been unleashed through numerous female employees who believe men in the workplace have gone too far with sexual harassment and sexual joking at work. It’s illegal to subject employees to a hostile work environment and decide… Read more »

U.S. Olympic Bronze Medalist allege Sexual Harassment

Female Gymnast accused Team Physician of Sexual Harassment California – In 2000, one particular gymnast who remains anonymous, won a bronze medal during the Sydney Olympics. This female gymnast was a part of the U.S. national team, and she alleged the team’s doctor sexual harassed her for six years. Overtime, the sexual harassment had an… Read more »

NYC Tollbooth Employees rarely report Sexual Harassment

Tollbooth Employees face Sexual Harassment at Work NY/NJ – Sexual harassment during tollbooth visits appear to be a common action drivers engaged in on the road. Employees working in New York and New Jersey tollbooths explained they endure sexual harassment on the regular basis. Although tollbooth employees prefer to work in an environment that’s free… Read more »

King’s Way Church must pay $25k for Sexual Harassment

Kindergarten Teacher accused Pastor of Sexual Harassment Georgia – Sexual Harassment Lawyers – In 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against The King’s Way Church on behalf of a kindergarten teacher, Marsha Pearson, who alleged the pastor, Reverend Bill Wininger, sexually harassed her. The King’s Way Church is an independent… Read more »

Windsor Inn must pay $200k for Sexual Harassment

EEOC sues Windsor Inn for exposing Employees to Workplace Misconduct Maryland – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Windsor Inn on behalf of a female employee who alleged sexual harassment and retaliation for reporting the unethical behavior. The EEOC reported the owner of the restaurant sexually harassed and assaulted a… Read more »

Women’s Equality Day: Celebrating Women’s Right to Vote

Success for Women continues Nearly 100 Years Later Women’s equality day celebrates women receiving the right to vote on August 26, 1920, according to the 19th Amendment. Prior to receiving the right to vote, women fought for years to prove to society that they are equally important as men, and deserve to have a voice… Read more »

Complete Maintenance settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Maintenance Company agrees to pay $45,600 in Sexual Harassment Settlement Louisiana – A year ago the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Complete Maintenance, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The sexual harassment lawsuit was filed on behalf of a female employee who experienced sexual… Read more »