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Joe & The Juice Resolves Sex Discrimination Charge

LOS ANGELES – Joe & the Juice, a nationwide restaurant specializing in juice, coffee and sandwiches, has settled a federal charge of discrimination filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for $715,000 and other injunctive relief, the federal agency announced today.

According to the charge filed with the EEOC, since at least June 2017, Joe & the Juice failed to recruit, hire and promote females in their restaurants.

The EEOC investigated the allegations and found reasonable cause to believe that Joe & the Juice violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

EEOC Sues Construction Company Goodsell/Wilkins for Harassment of Latino Workers

LOS ANGELES – Orange County, California-based construction contractor Goodsell/Wilkins, Inc., violated federal law when it subjected a class of Latino employees to harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced in a federal lawsuit filed today.

The EEOC alleged that since at least 2019, Goodsell/Wilkins’ supervisors subjected Latino construction workers to national origin harassment which included but was not limited to: referring to them as “wetbacks” and “Home Depoteros,” mocking them if they could not speak English, and telling them to go

EEOC Sues BaronHR and Radiant Services for Discriminatory Recruitment and Hiring

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against the national staffing agency BaronHR, LLC and Radiant Services Corporation, a commercial laundry facility that serves the hospitality industry in Southern California, for discriminatory denial of employment based on race, national origin, and sex, the federal agency announced today

The EEOC charged that since 2015, BaronHR and Radiant failed to recruit, refer, and hire Black, Asian, and White applicants for low-skill positions. The EEOC further alleged that Radiant requested only female applicants for

EEOC Sues Justin Vineyards & Winery and The Wonderful Company for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

LOS ANGELES – Justin Vineyards & Winery LLC, a wine production company headquartered in Paso Robles, California, and its parent company, The Wonderful Company LLC, headquartered in Los Angeles, violated federal law by allowing a class of female employees to be subjected to sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, beginning at least as early as 2017, male managers at Justin Vineyards & Winery LLC’s production and restaurant locations in Paso Robles, CA were allowed to sexually harass female

EEOC Sues Il Fornaio (America) LLC for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

LOS ANGELES – Il Fornaio (America), LLC, a full-service, upscale Italian restaurant company that owns and operates 20 locations in California, Colorado, and Nevada, violated federal law by allowing a class of female employees to be subjected to sex-based harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, Il Fornaio allowed a class of female employees to be subjected to sex-based harassment by male supervisors, managers, and co-workers. The harassment included repeated, frequent and offensive

EEOC v. Activision Blizzard Claims Process is Open

LOS ANGELES – On March 30, 2022, a federal court approved the settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) against Activision Blizzard, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., Activision Publishing, Inc., and King.com, Inc. (collectively referred to as “Activision Blizzard”), and the entities’ subsidiaries. In the lawsuit, EEOC alleged that Activision Blizzard violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, by engaging in unlawful employment practices by subjecting employees to sexual harassment, pregnancy

Court Approves EEOC’s $18 Million Settlement with Activision Blizzard

LOS ANGELES – U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has approved and entered the consent decree between Activision Blizzard, Inc. and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which includes $18 million in monetary relief and significant injunctive relief, the federal agency announced today.

Judge Dale Fischer found the consent decree was “fair, reasonable and adequate and advance[s] the public interest.”

By signing the three-year consent decree, the court has resolved the lawsuit alleging the companies violated federal law by subjecting female

EEOC Sues Tres Hijas Berry Farm for Sex Harassment And Retaliation

CAMARILLO, Calif. – Tres Hijas Berry Farm, LLC., an agricultural company that harvests and sells raspberries, violated federal law by allowing a class of employees, female and male, to be subjected to sex-based harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.

According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, since at least October 2018, Tres Hijas Berry Farm allowed a class of employees to be subjected to sex-based harassment by a supervisor. The harassment included repeated, frequent and offensive sex-based remarks and unwelcome physical

EEOC Sues Riverwalk Post-Acute for Race Harassment and Retaliation

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Riverwalk Post-Acute, a Riverside skilled nursing facility, violated federal law by allowing a class of Black employees to be subjected to racial harassment and one employee to be retaliated against, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today. The EEOC filed suit against Orange Treeidence OPCO, LLC, Providence Group, Inc., and Providence Administrative Consulting Services, Inc., dba Riverwalk Post-Acute.

According to EEOC’s lawsuit, since at least 2018, Riverwalk Post-Acute allowed a class of Black employees to be subjected

EEOC Sues Fresh Venture Foods for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

LOS ANGELES — Fresh Venture Foods, LLC, a produce processing and shipping company based in Santa Maria, California, violated federal law when it failed to prevent and correct ongoing sexual harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.
    
According to the lawsuit, the federal agency alleges that since 2016, male employees of Fresh Venture Foods and different staffing agencies subjected female workers at the Santa Maria, California facility to ongoing verbal and physical sex harassment. The harassment included frequent

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