Justice Department Secures Settlement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Iowa Landlord

The Justice Department announced today that it has secured an agreement to resolve a lawsuit alleging that Davenport, Iowa, landlord Juan Goitia violated the Fair Housing Act by sexually harassing female tenants.

 

Justice Department Settles with IT Recruiter to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims

The Department of Justice announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with Amtex Systems Inc., an IT staffing and recruiting company based in New York. The settlement resolves claims that Amtex discriminated against U.S. workers based on their citizenship or immigration status during several stages of the recruitment process because their clients preferred workers with temporary employment visas.

 

Justice Department Secures Agreement to Provide Community-Based Services to Children with Disabilities in Rhode Island

The Department of Justice today entered into a settlement agreement with the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) to resolve alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 

Georgia Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Firearms Offenses

Larry Edward Foxworth, 48, was indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury in Atlanta, Georgia, for hate crimes and federal firearms violations.