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EEOC Settles Lawsuit Alleging Employee Was Fired In Retaliation For Race Discrimination Complaint

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on May 16, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Master Marine, Inc. (Master Marine).  On August 27, 2018, the EEOC filed the lawsuit, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission… Read More »

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EEOC Alleges Employer Discriminated Against Employee By Failing To Accommodate Her Medical Condition

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination lawsuits for nearly twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers frequently fail to engage in an interactive process with employees who request a reasonable accommodation for their disability.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employer commits unlawful discrimination if the employer does… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employee Was Denied A Reasonable Accommodation For His Disability

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers often refuse to provide disabled employees with a change at work due to a medical condition.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employer unlawfully discriminates against an employee by failing to make… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Female Employee Was Sexually Harassed By Co-Owner In Violation Of Federal Law

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Tosca Americana Italian Kitchen (Tosca) pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).  Title VII, which is federal law, protects employees from sexual harassment in the workplace.  Employees are protected against… Read More »

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EEOC Alleges Employer Cut The Hours Of Employee In Retaliation For Complaining About Sexual Harassment

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it has filed a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against Chili’s Bar & Grill (Chili’s) pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).  Despite heightened awareness of the need to protect employees from sexual harassment, our Marion County, Florida… Read More »

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2018 EEOC Enforcement Statistics Show Retaliation Charges Dominate, Fewer Charges Overall

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a federal agency that administers and enforces civil rights laws against employers around the country.  Many workplace discrimination or harassment claims begin by filing charges with the EEOC, and the EEOC in turn brings enforcement actions against employers on behalf of workers. The EEOC releases annual data… Read More »

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EEOC Files Age Discrimination Case Against Michigan Governmental Agency

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (Department of Health) pursuant to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).  The ADEA protects employees, including job applicants, who are over forty years of age from discrimination… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employee Was Unlawfully Fired After Employer Learned That She Was Pregnant

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of pregnancy discrimination for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers often terminate employees shortly after learning that they are pregnant.  Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers are forbidden from discriminating against an employee on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical… Read More »

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EEOC Brings Age Discrimination Lawsuit On Behalf Of Laid Off Employee

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against Llanerch County Club, LLC (Llanerch) pursuant to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).  Under the ADEA, it is unlawful for employers to discriminate against employees on the basis of their age.  In order to be… Read More »

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EEOC Sues Temporary Labor Company For Sexual Harassment

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Premier Employee Solutions, LLC (Premier) pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).  Under Title VII, employees are protected from sexual harassment which is sufficiently severe or pervasive to alter the… Read More »

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