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Tag Archives: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEOC suing janitorial service company for racial discrimination

A national company that provides janitorial services to more than 200 entities in Maryland is facing a federal lawsuit for allegedly engaging in discriminatory practices against African Americans. Florida-based Diversified Maintenance Systems LLC showed an “ongoing pattern” of discrimination against ...

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Dimensions Healthcare to pay $125K to settle sex discrimination suit

Dimensions Healthcare System has agreed to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that alleged the company denied a promotion to an employee because she took several months of maternity leave. The EEOC filed ...

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EEOC alleges manufacturer fired employee who complained of harassment

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal lawsuit against a Havre de Grace plastics manufacturing company, alleging it fired a temporary worker after she complained of sexual harassment. Carrie Vargas was assigned by a temporary employment agency to ...

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EEOC accuses M&T Bank of ADA violation

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal lawsuit alleging M&T Bank violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by firing a bank branch manager because she took short-term disability leave during her pregnancy. When Candace McCollin attempted to take advantage ...

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EEOC alleges discrimination in lawsuit against MedStar Harbor Hospital

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Tuesday it has filed a federal lawsuit against MedStar Harbor Hospital, alleging the hospital fired a respiratory therapist with a weakened immune system rather than providing him with a reasonable accommodation. Jerome Alston is required to take ...

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Baltimore County restaurant to pay $200K to settle sexual harassment suit

A Baltimore County restaurant has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation class action lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency has announced. The EEOC alleged the owner of the Windsor Inn sexually ...

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EEOC sues Cushman & Wakefield for alleged disability discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal lawsuit against real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield, alleging the company fired an employee who was diagnosed with breast cancer instead of accommodating her. Toi Patterson, who worked in the firm’s ...

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$202K settlement in landmark Md. sexual orientation discrimination lawsuit

A Baltimore-based pallet company has agreed to pay more than $200,000 to settle one of the first cases brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging unlawful discrimination based on sexual orientation. Pallet Companies, known as IFCO Systems, will pay ...

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