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Georgia Restaurant Pays $56,500 to Settle Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

By The Forsythe Law Firm LLC |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against RSPS Holdings and SRS Milledgeville, both of which are franchisors of the popular barbeque restaurant Shane’s Rib Shack. As part of the agreement that settles the lawsuit, the companies will pay the employee $56,500 and provide other relief. According… Read More »

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Buckhead Brewery Accused of Firing Black Chef After He Reported Rampant Racism and Sexism

By The Forsythe Law Firm LLC |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal lawsuit against a Buckhead brewery claiming that the brewery violated federal law when it retaliated against a Black chef for reporting rampant racism and sexism, according to a recent lawsuit. Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is accused of violating Title VII of the Civil… Read More »

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Georgia Tech Pays $500k to Settle Claim Related to Citizenship Discrimination

By The Forsythe Law Firm LLC |

The Georgia Institute of Technology was ordered to pay half a million dollars to settle claims related to employment discrimination. According to the Department of Justice complaint, the school recruited workers for U.S. citizen-only jobs and thus discriminated against non-citizens in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act. A Georgia Tech student, who is… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Suit On Behalf of Fired Maintenance Worker Who Requested Religious Exemption to Flu Vaccine Requirements

By The Forsythe Law Firm LLC |

The EEOC recently settled a lawsuit filed against Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for firing an employee who refused to get an influenza vaccine due to sincerely held religious beliefs. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta agreed to pay the worker $45,000 to settle claims that it violated his civil rights to the free practice of his… Read More »

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EEOC Sues Pediatric Health Services Provider for Discriminating Against Disabled Employee

By The Forsythe Law Firm LLC |

The EEOC recently filed a lawsuit against Zoe Center for Pediatric & Adolescent Health, LLC for allegedly discriminating against a disabled employee. According to the EEOC, Zoe Center violated federal law when it failed to provide an employee a reasonable accommodation based on her disabilities. Zoe Center is alleged to have fired the employee… Read More »

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