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Tag Archives: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Severn man suing Navy for $500K-plus for discrimination

A 58-year-old Severn man who claims that the Navy “continuously … discriminated against and reprised against” him because he complained about age, race and gender discrimination, is suing the military for more than $500,000.

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Barry Rosen: Beware of English-only rules

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced last year that Delano Regional Medical Center, an acute-care hospital in California's San Joaquin Valley, agreed to pay $975,000 to settle a class action national origin discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a class of approximately 70 Filipino-American hospital workers.

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EEOC sues Toys ‘R’ Us under ADA

The case of a deaf woman who allegedly was forced to bring her own interpreter to a job interview at Toys “R” Us in Columbia was so egregious that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission felt compelled to sue the retailer — something it does in roughly 1 percent of the complaints it receives each year, according to a spokeswoman.

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University of Md. Faculty Physicians settles ADA suit

University of Maryland Faculty Physicians Inc. has agreed to pay $92,500 to settle a claim that it unlawfully fired a woman with Crohn's disease after she requested an extra day of unpaid leave after being treated for the condition.

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