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Judge Won’t Block Honeywell’s Health Screening Requirements

A federal judge in Minneapolis denied a request from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to temporarily block Honeywell’s new health program. The program requires Honeywell employees to undergo health screenings such as measuring blood pressure and cholesterol, or else face a fine of up to $4,000.

11/04/2014

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Honeywell Facing Lawsuit Over Health Tests

Two Minnesota employees have filed complaints against Honeywell for its wellness program, and the federal government is suing to stop it.

10/29/2014

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St. Cloud Tire Company Settles Discrimination Suit

A federal agency says a St. Cloud tire company accused of wage discrimination has agreed to pay a fine of $182,500. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the settlement with Royal Tire Inc. on Monday.

08/04/2014

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EEOC Sues Minnesota Home Health Care Provider

A federal agency is suing a Minneapolis area home health care provider for allegedly discriminating against a former employee with a disability. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit Monday against Baywood Home Care.

03/24/2014

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Abused Disabled Iowa Plant Workers Awarded $240M

A jury on Wednesday awarded $240 million to 32 mentally disabled men for what government lawyers say was years of abuse by a Texas company that arranged for them to work at an Iowa turkey processing plant and oversaw their care, work and lodging.

05/01/2013

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Trucker Harassment Class-Action Suit Backfires

They were learning to become truck drivers but wound up in a nightmare. In detailed accounts to a federal agency, dozens of female employees of one of the nation’s largest trucking companies told of being propositioned, groped and even assaulted by male drivers during cross-country training rides.

04/04/2012

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St. Cloud Electrolux Workers File EEOC Complaint

For the second consecutive year, the Electrolux plant in St. Cloud is the target of complaints the freezer maker is not accommodating Muslim employees during the Ramadan fast.

08/22/2011

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