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Signal International Settles Federal Race Discrimination Lawsuit for $5 Million

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Mobile-based Signal International, LLC (Signal Int.) will pay about $5 million to settle a federal race discrimination lawsuit that has been pending for four years, according to officials at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). This multi-million settlement will reportedly be paid to 476 Indian workers, who were subjected to adverse living and working…..Read More »

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Joy Mining Sued by EEOC for Violating GINA, Asking Applicants about Medical History

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Joy Underground Mining, LLC has recently been named as a defendant in a federal discrimination case filed by officials at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). This case, EEOC v. Joy Underground Mining, LLC, No. 2:15-cv-01581-CRE, generally alleges that Joy Mining violated the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) in asking job applicants about their family…..Read More »

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6 Shocking Facts about Workplace Age Discrimination

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Age discrimination in the workplace can be financially ruinous, as it can force qualified, good workers out of jobs. Despite the fact that age discrimination is illegal in the U.S., however, it still occurs far too often. And understanding the scope of the problem may be the first step in addressing it. A Look at…..Read More »

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FAQs about Wage & Hour Issues

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Federal laws dictate specific rules regarding how employers are to compensate workers for their labor. Understanding your rights under these laws can be integral to knowing when an employer has cheated you out of income and, consequently, when it is time to consult a lawyer and pursue legal action. To facilitate a better understand of…..Read More »

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EEOC Workplace Harassment Study Update: Focus Shifts to Developing Strategies to Prevent Workplace Harassment  

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Continuing the federal Study of Harassment in the Workplace, officials at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently met with a panel of experts in Los Angeles to “explore innovative steps to prevent workplace harassment,” the EEOC has explained. This meeting marked the second convening of the Task Force overseeing this Study – and…..Read More »

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