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USA: Govt. agency sues Doherty Enterprises over arbitration clause re handling of discrimination complaints
Author: Emon Reiser, South Florida Business Journal (USA)
"Applebee's franchiser sued for blocking discrimination charges, EEOC says", 23 Sep 2014...
Author: Jane Slaughter, Labor Notes (USA)
...The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the restaurant industry is the largest source of sexual harassment claims…[T]he Coalition of Immokalee Workers…finds harassment of women farmworkers to be pervasive. In a national survey of 4,300...
Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index...was devised with corporate diversity leaders, GLBT workplace advocates and employees to provide employers with a roadmap to creating fair workplaces. Each year, we have seen tremendous...
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EEOC [U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission] Settles Color Harassment Lawsuit With Applebee's Neighborhood Bar and Grill
Author: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The settlement provides $40,000 to Dwight Burch, an African American former employee who was discriminated against based on his dark skin color by a light skinned African American manager, and terminated when he complained to corporate headquarters.
[lawsuit against Applebee's Neighborhood Bar and Grill]
EEOC [U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission] Wins $1.55 Million Dollar Jury Verdict in Sexual Harassment Suit Against Florida Restaurant
Author: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Five Former Waitresses/Hostesses Subjected to Physical and Verbal Abuse in Clearwater [lawsuit brought against Applebee's International, Inc., Rio Bravo International, Inc. and Innovative Restaurant Concepts, Inc.]
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