EEOC Sues Standard Register for Failure to Stop Sex-Based Harassment
EEOC Acting Regional Attorney Debra Lawrence added, “It is the company’s responsibility to provide a workplace free from sex-based discrimination and harassment. If they fail to do so, the EEOC will take strong action to show all employers and employees that complaints of discrimination must be taken seriously.”
In Fiscal Year 2008, sexual harassment filings with the EEOC rose to 13,867, an increase of almost 11 percent from the prior fiscal year.
According to its web site, http://www.standardregister.com, Standard Register earned $791.1 million in revenue in 2008. The company has 23 digital facilities, five rotary facilities, three label facilities and 22 warehouses. It employs 2,992 individuals.
The EEOC enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Further information about the EEOC is available on its web site at www.eeoc.gov.