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Applebee's Hostess to Receive $100k in Trans Bias Lawsuit

Applebee's Hostess to Receive $100k in Trans Bias Lawsuit

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October 31, 2018
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An Applebee’s franchise will pay $100,000 to a former hostess who identifies as transgender for harassment and gender discrimination, following a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchise to Pay $30,000 To Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchise to Pay $30,000 To Settle Disability Discrimination Suit

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February 2, 2018
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A disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC) against the operator of a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Dublin, Georgia was settled for $30,000.

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Bill Proposed in New York Assembly to End Weight Discrimination

Bill Proposed in New York Assembly to End Weight Discrimination

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October 3, 2017
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A law that would make it illegal for employers to use weight discrimination against candidates and workers has been proposed by a NY Assemblywomen.

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EEOC Sues Pizza Studio Restaurant for Offering Less Pay to Female Hires

EEOC Sues Pizza Studio Restaurant for Offering Less Pay to Female Hires

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September 6, 2017
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Pizza Studio violated the law by withdrawing job offers from two teens after the female employee complained about equal pay.

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EEOC Sues Maritime AutoWash for Subjecting Hispanic Workers to ‘Separate and Unequal’ Wages and Working Conditions

EEOC Sues Maritime AutoWash for Subjecting Hispanic Workers to ‘Separate and Unequal’ Wages and Working Conditions

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August 29, 2017
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Latino workers subjected to hostility and unequal treatment based on race and national origin, as per EEOC lawsuit against Maritime Autowash in Maryland.

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Hillshire Brands Pays $4 Million to Settle Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Hillshire Brands Pays $4 Million to Settle Race Discrimination Lawsuit

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January 18, 2016
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Hillshire Brands Company will pay $4 million to a group of 74 African-American former employees. Find more information about this story here.

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Haru Restaurants Sued for Discrimination Against Hispanics

Haru Restaurants Sued for Discrimination Against Hispanics

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July 6, 2015
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A pattern of discrimination against Latino workers at Haru Resturant has been alleged in a lawsuit filed in court. Find more information on this story here.

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NYC Commission Issues Guidance On City Pregnancy Discrimination Law

NYC Commission Issues Guidance On City Pregnancy Discrimination Law

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May 9, 2016
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The NYC Commission on Human Rights issued guidance on violations of the pregnancy protections under the NYC Human Rights Law. Find more on this story here.

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