(Reuters) — Joe & the Juice agreed to pay $715,000 and rent an employment monitor to settle regulatory fees that the Danish espresso, juice and sandwich chain failed since June 2017 to recruit, rent and promote girls in its U.S. places.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission stated Thursday that beneath a four-year nationwide settlement, Joe & the Juice will enhance coaching and develop an inside on-line platform to make sure that staff have equal entry to promotions.
Joe & the Juice settled with out admitting legal responsibility, as a part of what the EEOC calls a “conciliation process” to achieve a decision with no lawsuit being filed.
The $715,000 fee will go to feminine candidates who had been denied in-store, non-management jobs.
Further particulars on the accusations had been unavailable.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Joe & the Juice not too long ago had about 326 places around the globe, together with 63 U.S. places.