EEOC Resolves Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Over Clanton, Alabama Concrete Facility

Foley Products Company, a Columbus, Georgia based concrete products company recently settled a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC filed the lawsuit against Foley Products in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama after first attempting to reach a pre-litigation settlement through its conciliation process. The… Read More

Toyota Dealership Settles Harassment and Retaliation Claims with EEOC

A California Toyota dealership has agreed to pay $400,000 to five former Afghan-American employees who say a manager called them terrorists and threatened them.  According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the general manager of the dealership allegedly called four salesmen names and threatened to blow them up with a grenade in a 2007 staff… Read More

Fed Ex Pays $3 Million to Resolve Allegations of Discrimination in Hiring Practices

Fed Ex has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs that the company’s hiring practices were discriminatory.  The Department of Labor discovered the alleged discriminatory practices while performing a yearly audit of contractors who work with the Federal Government. The agency claimed… Read More

Trucking Company to Pay $11 Million to Settle Race Discrimination Cases

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc. will pay $11 million to settle charges of race discrimination at its former facility in Illinois. The EEOC accused a company subsidiary of subjecting black employees to a racially hostile work environment, including displays of hangman’s nooses and racist graffiti.… Read More