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Wrongful Termination Case Where Employee Fired After Complaining About Sexual Harassment Settled By EEOC

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

On January 15, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release announcing that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against BCD Restaurants, LLC, d/b/a Zaxby’s (Zaxby’s).  On September 5, 2019, the EEOC filed the case,  U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v…. Read More »

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EEOC Settles Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Demoted For Complaining About Sex Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on November 22, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit against Compass Group USA, Inc. (Compass).  On March 1, 2018, the EEOC filed the case, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v…. Read More »

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EEOC Files Wrongful Discharge Case Claiming Employee Was Fired For Complaining About Pregnancy Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on November 27, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a retaliation lawsuit against USAble Life (USAble).  On November 27, 2019, the EEOC filed the case, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. USAble Life, Case No. 4:19-cv-00846, in the U.S. District Court for… Read More »

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EEOC Brings Retaliation Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harasser Threatened Victim’s Job

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 16, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against NorVal Electric Cooperative, Inc. (NorVal).  On October 16, 2019, the EEOC filed the case, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. NorVal Electric Cooperative, Inc., Case No…. Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Fired For Complaining About Racist Slurs In Workplace

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of employment discrimination for almost two decades, our Gainesville, Florida unlawful termination lawyers are often asked whether employees are protected from retaliation when they oppose racial discrimination against other employees in the workplace.  Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) protects employees from discrimination on the basis… Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliatory Discharge Case After Employer Fired Employee Who Needed To Use Crutches

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on August 22, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a retaliation lawsuit against Employer Solutions Group, LLC (ESG) pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The ADA makes it an unlawful employment practice for employers to discriminate against employees on the… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Whistleblower Was Fired For Illuminating Age Discrimination In Hiring

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought abusive employment practices for almost twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida wrongful discharge lawyers know that older employees continue to face systemic discrimination in their efforts to obtain employment.  In the many cases, older workers who are not hired because of their age do not have access to evidence to even identify,… Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliation Case Where Employee Was Fired Within Weeks After Sexual Harassment Complaint

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice to fighting for the rights of employees who have been wrongfully fired, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that many employers do not wait to punish employees who complain about sexual harassment.  When an employee is fired shortly after complaining about sexual harassment, the employer’s retaliatory motive… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Unlawfully Fired For Rejecting Sexual Advances

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of a sexual hostile work environment for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that sexual harassers often retaliate against employees who reject their sexual advances by firing them.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees are protected from retaliation… Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliation Lawsuit Alleging Employee Was Unlawfully Fired For Complaining About Racial Slurs

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For nearly twenty years, our Marion, County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have represented employees who have opposed discriminatory employment practices by employers.  Under the anti-retaliation provisions of the federal employment discrimination laws, employees are protected from retaliation when they complain about perceived employment discrimination in the workplace.  As explained by the U.S. Supreme Court… Read More »

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