Trucking Firm to pay $2.43 Million to Settle EEOC Discrimination Lawsuit

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  1. Cybergal

    Cybergal Road Train Member

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    Trucking Firm to pay $2.43 Million to Settle EEOC Discrimination Lawsuit

    Occupational Health Safety, TX
    1/25/09
     
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  2. Mighty Mouse

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    That's an expensive lesson... be cheaper to go to college and take a degree in the subject or at least hire someone with enough sense not to pull that kind of crap.
     
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  3. TruckerDesiree

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    I just read about this suit on another site but they didnt list the company name. I write a blog about what my experiences were but pay was not the issue.

    The sheer volume of students that are recruited has made it a fertile ground for a few bad apples to roam free.

    I think this settlement should send a message that comapnies need to send their in-house staff for re-training to adapt to the 21st Century.

    We are in age where drivers can speak up and talk back.

    Trucking Companies would make a wise investment in their staff to send them on a field trip to a good HR seminar that covers Labor Issues.
     
  4. PharmPhail

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    Denied a "class" of qualified female workers...

    I wonder what they mean by that?
     
  5. Treadloss

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    Class action lawsuit... Class in this case is probably referring all the Women who where discriminated against in this case because of their sex.. It's a legal reference to the group... Not a lawyer but I've watched a lot of TV..Hehe.
     
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