EEOC: Reach Out and Sue Someone.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been busy going after discrimination in the telecom industry this year. This week alone they settled one case and filed another. Today, the agency announced that Quest has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle a job-promotion discrimination suit filed by the agency involving a group of Hispanic employees in Oregon between 1998-2001.Monday, the agency filed a new suit against Lucent Technologies Inc., claiming the telecommunications equipment company violated the Age Discrimination Employment Act.Categories: