Carrier agrees to pay $165,000 to settle EEOC retaliation lawsuit

Koch & Sons Trucking settles retailation lawsuit

A Minnesota-based trucking company has agreed to pay $165,000 to settle a federal lawsuit stemming from allegations the carrier retaliated against a former truck driver who filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) about a workplace injury.

Stan Koch & Sons Trucking Inc. (Koch & Sons) of Golden Valley, Minnesota, will also issue an apology to the former driver, Alana Nelson, for how she was treated by the company, according to the EEOC statement.


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