AGRReports November/December 2022

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1 Safelite Autoglass Sued for Sex Discrimination

Safelite AutoGlass, the largest auto glass repair and replacement business in the United States, violated federal law by refusing to hire a qualified applicant because she is a woman, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed.

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2 Insurers Argue Over More than $3M for Safelite Defense Costs in Ultra Bond Inc. Suit

Defendants Zurich American Insurance Company, and Discover Property & Casualty Company had until the end of August to file replies in support of their cross-motion for summary judgment in a case where Safelite’s insurer, plaintiff ACE American Insurance Company, seeks more than $3 million.

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3 NHTSA Considers Allowing Vehicles without ‘Transparent Glass’

The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) extended the Public Comment period to September 21 on petitions that Ford and General Motors filed in July to advance their development and use of vehicles using self-driving features.

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4 Safelite Acquires Pro Tech Auto Glass in Pennsylvania

The Safelite Group, owner of Safelite AutoGlass, announced the acquisition of Pennsylvania-headquartered Pro Tech Auto Glass, a retail chain serving western Pennsylvania, southern New York and eastern Ohio.

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5 Safelite Autoglass Buys Naming Rights to Playing Field at Ohio Stadium

They say the only thing constant in the world is change and like it or not, a significant change has just been announced in Columbus. Safelite Autoglass, a company based in the capital city, has purchased the naming rights to the playing surface in Ohio Stadium, which will now be known as Safelite Field.

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