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Brigham & Women’s Hospital Pays $1.6 million for Gender Discrimination

$1.6 million in damages has been awarded to a female neurosurgeon who claimed hostile work environment and retaliation against a male physician and Massachusetts hospital Brigham & Women’s. A female neurosurgeon, Sangun Tuli, brought claims against her employers and her…
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Garney Construction and Georgia Power Being Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination

Garney Construction Company and Georgia Power are being sued by the EEOC after the companies withdrew a job offer previously made to an applicant with controlled epilepsy.  Georgia Power’s physical exam excluded people taking the applicant’s epilepsy medication. According to…
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EEOC Sues Scully Distribution Services and Ryder System Inc for Discrimination Against Non-Whites

Officials for Scully and Ryder are under fire after using racially and ethnically insensitive terms as well as treating minorities less favorably and firing them after they filed complaints.  Scully Distribution Services and Ryder System Inc., the company which purchased…
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EEOC Sues Kids R Us Childcare Company for Retaliation and Pregnancy Bias

On September 29th, the EEOC filed a suit against Kids R Us LLC, a company which owns and operates childcare facilities in Oklahoma.  The suit was filed after an employee was forced to quit and her relatives were fired after…
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VETS-100/100A Start Date Pushed Back to November 1

The Department of Labor typically accepts VETS-100/100A filings starting on August 1.  This year, however, the Department has encountered a number of technical problems with their electronic submission process which has prevented contractors from submitting their filings.  While the Department…
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