New York Federal Judge Issues Landmark Ruling Signaling Potential Change in Tide of ADA Website Litigation
Generally speaking, unlike some courts in other jurisdictions, the New York federal courts have been hospitable to claims by disabled plaintiffs that websites do not comply with the Americans with Disabilities...
EEOC Sues Elwood Staffing Services for Disability Discrimination
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) lawsuit, Elwood Staffing Services, Inc., a nationwide staffing company, did not hire an applicant for a warehouse position because the applicant does not have a left hand. The EEOC said that...
K&L Auto Crushers Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit
Tyler, Texas-based K&L Auto Crushers will pay $90,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, the employee immediately notified the owner of...
Professional Transportation, Inc. to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) lawsuit, in February 2019, a job applicant recovering from opioid addiction sought a position as a van driver at the Professional Transportation, Inc.’s (PTI’s) Bluefield, W.V.,...
United States Reaches Resolution of ADA Complaint with RC Theatres Management LLLP
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced a letter of resolution with RC Theatres Management LLLP, the owner and operator of Queensgate RC Theatres located in York, Pennsylvania. The agreement...
Jury Awards Over $125 Million in EEOC Disability Discrimination Case Against Walmart
An eight-member jury in Green Bay, Wisconsin returned a verdict of $125,150,000 in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on three claims of disability discrimination against Walmart, the federal agency announced today....