Title VII National Origin

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is a United States federal law enacted in 1964 and aimed at preventing discrimination in the workplace on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, and religion. Title VII... more +
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is a United States federal law enacted in 1964 and aimed at preventing discrimination in the workplace on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, and religion. Title VII has been subsequently extended to discrimination on the basis of pregnancy and sexual stereotypes and to prohibit sexual harassment. Title VII applies to all employers with fifteen or more employees including private employers, state and local governments, and educational institutions.  less -
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Orland Park Janitorial Company to Pay $360,000 to Resolve Claim of Discrimination against Hispanics

EEOC Says RJB Properties Harassed and Fired Hispanic Employees and Retaliated Against Supervisors Who Refused to Fire Hispanic Employees - CHICAGO - RJB Properties, Inc. (RJB), a janitorial company headquartered in...more

Edgewater Japanese Market to Pay $250,000 to Hispanic Employees Paid less Due to National Origin

Mitsuwa Marketplace Violated Law by Paying Hispanic Workers Less Than Others for Identical Jobs, Federal Agency Charged - NEWARK, N.J. -- Mitsuwa Corporation, which does business as Mitsuwa Marketplace, a large...more

Are Courts Reluctant To Grant Summary Judgment In Hostile Work Environment Cases?

The Second Circuit has recently reiterated its hesitancy to permit summary judgment in hostile work environment claims that present ambiguities as to the sufficiency of plaintiff’s case. In Rivera v. Rochester Genesee Reg’l...more

New Compliance Concerns for Employers of Foreign Workers

Originally published in the 2012 Edition of Inside the Minds published by Aspatore/Thomson West. Introduction - This chapter discusses the current immigration enforcement climate for US employers, which involves a...more

Hamilton Growers to Pay $500,000 to Settle EEOC Race/National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

ATLANTA - Hamilton Growers, Inc., doing business as Southern Valley Fruit and Vegetable, Inc., an agricultural farm in Norman Park, Ga., has agreed to pay $500,000 to a class of American seasonal workers - many of them...more

PBM Graphics to Pay $334,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Suit

Printing Company Provided Fewer Work Hours to Non-Hispanic Temporary Workers - RALEIGH, N.C. -- PBM Graphics, Inc., a Research Triangle Park, N.C., printing company, will pay $334,000 to settle a national origin ...more

DHL Global Forwarding Pays $201,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Suit

Hispanic Workers Were Singled Out for Harassment, Agency Charged DALLAS - Air Express International, USA, Inc. and Danzas Corporation, doing business as DHL Global Forwarding, will pay $201,000 to nine employees and...more

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