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Wounded Veteran Gets $100,000 Over Plumbing Company Firing

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) — A veteran who was wounded in Iraq and fired from his job at Roto-Rooter in a Twin Cities suburb is getting $100,000 from the plumbing company per the terms of a federal agreement. 118 more words


EEOC Files Lawsuit On Behalf Of Transgender Employee

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges a Minnesota company subjected a transgender employee to sex discrimination. 177 more words


‘Any Family History of Disease?’ EEOC Says Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

If employers had any doubt about whether they – or their fitness-for-duty doctors – were allowed to ask about family medical history or genetic information in pre-employment medical tests, the EEOC is putting that doubt to rest with a string of recent enforcement actions. 241 more words


Social Media At Work: Can What You Say, Do Be Used Against You By The Boss?

By KYW social media editor Melony Roy

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – People who manage workplaces have a lot questions about social media – and they got some answers Wednesday at the National Constitution Center, although there are still a lot of gray areas. 304 more words


Wells Fargo To Pay $295K To Resolve EEOC Complaint

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency says Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $295,000 to resolve a claim that the company unfairly fired a Hispanic employee in Minneapolis. 124 more words


Suit: Papa John's Fired Worker With Down Syndrome

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal agency is accusing Papa John’s Pizza of breaking the law when they fired a Utah employee with Down syndrome. 130 more words


Federal Government Sues Los Angeles Call Center For Sexual Harassment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government has sued a Los Angeles call-center company for pervasive sexual harassment and for retaliating against employees who complained. 120 more words