EEOC Settles Breastfeeding Bias Suit

Law360, New York (May 12, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT) -- A debt collection agency on Friday agreed to pay $15,000 to settle a sex-discrimination suit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Texas federal court, resolving claims that it illegally fired a woman who had asked to use a breast pump at work.

The deal puts an end to claims that Houston Funding Corp. violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by terminating former representative Donnicia Venters over her request to use a breast pump in a back room of its...
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Case Information

Case Title

EEOC v. Houston Funding II, Ltd. et al

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)


Judge Lynn N. Hughes

Date Filed

June 29, 2011

Government Agencies

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