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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 3 items )  

Big Lots Stores to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit
ELKINS, West Virginia, Nov. 27 -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued the following news release: * * * - Retailer Permitted Disability Harassment at West Virginia Store, Then Retaliated Against Employee For Reporting Harassment of a Co-Worker, Federal Agency Charged * * * National retailer Big Lots Stores, Inc., will pay $100,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportun  more

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: USS West Virginia Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Walters, B.)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency issued the following news release: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Fireman 1st Class Bethel E. Walters, 25, of Bellevue, Texas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sep. 23, 2019. (This identification was initially published Oct. 30, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Walters was assigned to the battleship USS West Virginia, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl H  more

NASS - West Virginia Field Office: October Red Meat Production
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Nov. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - West Virginia Field Office issued the following news release: Commercial red meat production during October 2019 totaled 1.20 million pounds. This was down 11 percent from October 2018. Commercial red meat production is the carcass weight after slaughter including beef, veal, pork, lamb and mutton. Individual commodity production is total live weight of commercial slaughter. Co  more