Monday, February 1, 2016

Dehaven’s Transfer & Storage to Pay $35,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Moving Company Fired Expectant Employee Based on Unfounded Belief That Job Was Unsafe for Her, Federal Agency Charged

DURHAM, N.C. - DeHaven's Transfer & Storage, Inc., a residential and commercial moving company, has agreed to pay $35,000 and provide significant relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. EEOC had charged in its lawsuit that DeHaven's violated federal law by discrimin­ating against a female employee when it fired her because she was pregnant.

Read the press release here.

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