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EEOC Reaches a Settlement on ADA Discrimination Claim Against Sprouts Farmers Market

By Leni Plimpton On October 14, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced that Sprouts market would pay $280,000 to settle claims of disability discrimination. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado by the EEOC, joined by three Sprouts applicants. The applicants claimed that they had been contacted to interview for jobs with Sprouts. The individuals, who are deaf, then requested

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EEOC Issues New Guidance on Gender Identity Discrimination

By Leni Plimpton On June 15, 2021, the Supreme Court’s Bostock v. Clayton County decision became the law of the land. This seminal case, written by Colorado Native Justice Neil Gorsuch, upheld the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals to bring Title VII claims of discrimination on the basis of gender identity. In that case (which was actually three consolidated cases), the Court held that employment discrimination based on

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