Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Retaliation Against Kansas Plant Employee
Philips Lighting of North America paid $56,000 to settle a retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging Philips fired a security guard at its Salina, Kansas plant when it learned he was the grandson of a former employee who had filed a discrimination lawsuit against the company. The EEOC alleged that Philips violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
- Misconduct Type
- Enforcement Agency
- Contracting Party
- Court Type
- Date of Settlement Announcement