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Weis Markets will pay $75,000 to settle EEOC lawsuit alleging it failed to stop sexual harassment

June 21, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The EEOC brought the October 2023 suit citing the anti-sexual harassment provision in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the agency also cited the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

This is far from the first time that a grocery store chain has been embroiled in discrimination suits. On the disability front, Sprouts Farmers Markets paid $280,000 after allegedly denying deaf applicants accommodations during the job process. Likewise, a handful of grocers have made headlines for allegedly allowing sexual harassment at work, including Safeway, Kroger and Pic-N-Sav.

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