Posts Tagged ‘race’

$10.5 Million Settlement in Minority Hiring Case

The nationwide outdoor equipment chain Bass Pro Outdoor World (Bass Pro) will pay $10.5 million to settle a hiring discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The settlement resolves a six-year lawsuit that charged that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of failing to hire African-American and […]

8 Aug 17 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Settles Race/National Origin Bias Claim for $14.5 Million

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently settled a lawsuit against a multistate oil drilling company involving charges of race and national origin discrimination, harassment and retaliation at facilities throughout the country. The combined monetary relief for all of the victims totals $14.5 million. According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, the company engaged in a “nationwide pattern […]

8 May 15 - Discrimination, Termination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »