Crothall Healthcare Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination
According to the EEOC’s suit, Crothall interviewed Billy Pack for a laundry services worker position. Pack presented for the interview with an American Sign Language interpreter and mobility aids and asked for a stool as an accommodation for his...
Employee’s disability doesn’t shield her from termination
An employer did not discriminate against an employee by firing her for misconduct she attributed to post-traumatic stress disorder, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
Plaintiff Kirstie Trahan allegedly referred to certain co-workers as “bitches” on more...
Settlement Agreement: Gates Chili Central School District
An effort by the parents of a Gates Chili student with disabilities to allow their daughter to use a service dog has been settled eight years after that battle began.
Devyn Pereira needed the dog to help her get through the school day,...
Multi-South Management Services to Pay $42,500 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination and Disability Lawsuit
Multi-South Management Services, LLC, a Memphis-based property management company, has agreed to pay $42,500 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle an EEOC lawsuit alleging it failed to accommodate and then fired a...
Employer made 'ample efforts' to accommodate caregiver, 7th Cir. rules
- A chemist was not subjected to discrimination by association under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when he was fired while out on leave and his employer twice modified his work schedule ...
Employers Must Accommodate Some Workers’ Opioid Use and Treatment
While the country remains focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. employers cannot ignore the ongoing opioid epidemic or how it may affect their workforces. On August 5, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released new guidance addressing...