You know you’re embroiled in a heated lawsuit, when the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission picks a battle with you. This unfortunate occurrence seems to be the case with two Nevada businesses – Health Center Inc. and Ultracare Las Vegas – with the EEOC claiming they violated federal law when they got rid of an ultrasound technician because he’s a man.

“We see sex discrimination occurring in all types of workplaces, and employers need to realize that EEOC is fully committed to eradicating this form of unlawful conduct against anyone,” said Las Vegas’ EEOC Director Richard Burgamy in a statement.