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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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New York State and New York City Anti-Sexual Harassment Obligations Go into Effect

New York State and New York City Anti-Sexual Harassment Obligations Go into Effect

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September 11, 2018
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As of September 6, 2018, all New York City employers must conspicuously post a sexual harassment prevention poster designed by the Commission on Human Rights in both English and Spanish and distribute an information sheet to individual employees.

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Domino Sugar Parent Company to pay $13.4 million over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Domino Sugar Parent Company to pay $13.4 million over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

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March 9, 2018
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A federal jury has awarded $13.4 million to Rosanna Mayo-Coleman who alleges she suffered sexual harassment at a sugar refinery plant in Yonkers, New York owned by Domino Sugar’s parent company. The lawsuit was brought by a storeroom attendant, who worked at the refinery owned by American Sugar Holding, Inc. for over 20 years. Mayo-Coleman alleges she was subjected to sexual harassment by a new manager starting in 2008, who would regularly comment on her looks, solicit romantic attention from her, and on one occasion, grabbed her behind in a closed-door meeting. This manager would frequently make inappropriate and sexually suggestive comments in-front of other workers.

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Restaurants Sued for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Restaurants Sued for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

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September 26, 2017
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Several IHOPs in NV and NY violated federal law when they failed to prevent and correct ongoing sexual harassment and retaliation against their employees.

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EEOC Sues Golden Corral for Disability, Sexual Harassment and Discharge of An Autistic Employee

EEOC Sues Golden Corral for Disability, Sexual Harassment and Discharge of An Autistic Employee

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September 9, 2017
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The EEOC alleges Golden Corral subjected an employee with a disability to harassment in a hostile work environment based on both his disability and his sex.

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