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McDonald’s Restaurants sued by EEOC for Sexual Harassment of young Workers



AMTCR is a franchise owner of 22 McDonald’s fast food restaurants operating in Nevada, Arizona and California.  Their headquartered in Kingman, Arizona.   According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) they violated federal law by allowing male and female workers to be subjected to sexual harassment.

 

The harassment chargers mainly focused on young, teenage employees and included frequent unwanted groping and touching, offensive comments and...

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EVERYTHING EMPLOYEES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VALLEY FEVER


Everything employees need to know about Valley Fever

When working in areas with high risk for Valley Fever, there are certain precautions employees should know.

Dust Exposure.  Construction and agriculture workers are at a higher risk for contracting Valley Fever because of their work conditions.  There is a high rate of airborne dust exposure in these occupations.  It is important for employers to include measures on how to reduce dust exposure in the Injury and...

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A Veterinary Service in Oregon to Pay Over $43,000 For Sexual Harassment Suit Filed by EEOC



Hannah Pet Hospital (also known as Hannah the Pet Society) that operates in Tigard and Portland, Oregon were sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over sexual harassment chargers brought forward by a female employee.

 

The investigation showed that a male veterinarian started sexually harassing a pet nurse soon after she was hired.  His conduct included asking her inappropriate sexual questions, commenting on the size of certain body parts and...

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