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Title Loan Companies to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment and Disability Discrimination Suit

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Georgia-based Community Loans of America, Inc. and its subsidiary, Carolina Title Loans, Inc., have agreed to pay $60,000 and provide statewide equitable and injunctive relief to settle a racial harassment and disability discharge lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

According to the EEOC’s complaint, from approximately August 2019 through September 2019, a branch manager at the defendants’ Greenville location subjected an African American employee

October 17, 2023

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Balfour Beatty Sued by EEOC Over Sex Harassment at Construction Worksite

RALEIGH, N.C. – Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc., a highway construction company incorporated in Delaware and doing business in Craven County, North Carolina, violated federal law when it subjected a female truck driver to severe and pervasive sexual harassment, a hostile environment based on sex, and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

The EEOC suit alleges that, for over a year, the victim was subjected to harassment by

September 6, 2023

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EEOC Sues Hooters of America for Race and Color Discrimination

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Hooters of America, LLC, a Georgia Corporation, violated federal law when it failed to recall employees after a COVID-motivated layoff because they were Black and/or had dark skin tones, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit it filed today.

In March of 2020, the Greensboro Hooters restaurant laid off approximately 43 employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The EEOC’s lawsuit alleges that a class of employees who

August 24, 2023

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Aurora Renovations and Developments, LLC Will Pay $50,000 to Settle Religious Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Aurora Renovations and Developments, LLC, doing business as Aurora Pro Services, a North Carolina-based residential home service and repair company, has agreed to pay $50,000 and provide other relief to settle a religious harassment, discrimination, and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

According to the EEOC, since at least June 2020, Aurora Pro Services required all employees to attend daily employer-led Christian prayer

August 2, 2023

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EEOC Sues Silver Bay Seafood Restaurant, Inc., for Sexual Harassment

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Silver Bay Seafood Restaurant, Inc. violated federal law when it subjected a female employee to a sexually hostile work environment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, in February 2021, a female employee working at its Simpsonville location was subjected to inappropriate sexual comments and unwanted touching by the male head server. The female employee reported the harassment to Silver Bay

July 31, 2023
Bojangles Restaurants, Inc. Will Pay $20,000.00 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bojangles’ Restaurants, Inc., a Delaware corporation operating in Greensboro, North Carolina, has agreed to pay $20,000.00 and provide other relief to a settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, a female team member at a Bojangles fast food restaurant in Greensboro was sexually harassed from March 2020 to June 2020, as the restaurant’s general

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July 26, 2023

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NSN, LLC Will Pay $42,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

RALEIGH, N.C. – NSN, LLC, a Virginia Corporation which provides staffing for a licensing and vocational testing center in Raleigh, North Carolina, has agreed to pay $42,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. 

According to the EEOC’s complaint, the employee for whom the EEOC sought relief worked as a part-time testing center administrator in the Raleigh

June 15, 2023

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EEOC Sues Charlotte IHOP for Religious Discrimination and Retaliation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Suncakes, LLC, a Texas-based company doing business as IHOP, violated federal law when it required an employee to work on Sundays despite a previously granted religious accommodation, and then fired him when he attempted to exercise his federally protected rights, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today. 

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, Suncakes hired a cook at its Woodlawn Road location in Charlotte in January 2021

May 9, 2023

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EEOC Sues Walmart for Disability Discrimination

RALEIGH, N.C. – Wal-Mart Stores East, LP violated federal law when it refused to excuse an employee’s disability-related leave and fired him for violating the company’s attendance policy, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, on several occasions from April 2017 through August 2018, Walmart refused to provide a reasonable accommodation to a general merchandise support manager with a disability who was suffering from

March 30, 2023

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EEOC Sues Walmart for Disability Discrimination

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Wal-Mart Stores East, LP violated federal law when it refused to excuse an employee’s disability-related leave and discharged her for violating the company’s attendance policy, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a lawsuit filed today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, on several occasions from November 2016 through April 2017, Walmart refused to provide a reasonable accommodation to a deli associate who was suffering from symptoms related to Crohn’s disease

March 28, 2023
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