Ad-H Ad-H

Kroger grocery chain to settle religious bias suit over apron

The Kroger supermarket chain will pay $180,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for allegedly firing two employees who refused on religious grounds to wear an apron they believed supported gay rights. The agency said in a statement Thursday that the Kroger Limited Partnership I, a subsidiary …

Read more

Tesla likely must face California agency’s race bias suit

(Reuters) — A California state judge on Wednesday said he would likely deny Tesla Inc.’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit by the state’s civil rights agency accusing the electric car maker of widespread race discrimination at an assembly plant. California Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo in Oakland in a tentative written order rejected Tesla’s claims that the lawsuit would be unmanageable because it involves thousands …

Read more

EEOC disability bias charge against ATM servicer reinstated

A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed a lower court ruling and reinstated a disability discrimination charge filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against a company that installs and services ATMs that fired a worker who suffered a stroke. In February 2019, Barney Galloway, one of two field service technicians responsible for the …

Read more