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Arthur J. Gallagher to Pay $40,000 to End EEOC’s Job Bias Suit

Dec. 3, 2021, 9:06 PM

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. will pay $40,000 and take other measures to resolve an EEOC lawsuit accusing it of firing a Christian worker because he fasted for Lent and was believed to have prayed in the workplace, Colorado federal court records show.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the global insurance broker asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado Thursday to approve their proposed consent decree settling the November 2020 suit under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The pact, if approved, will also require the company to ...

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