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EEOC Files Claim Against Verizon Maryland for Failing to Accommodate Worker’s Disability

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken legal action against Verizon Maryland for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against employees with disabilities. In Read More

McDonald’s Franchisee Who Fired an Autistic Employee Settles EEOC Suit

A McDonald’s franchisee, who fired an autistic employee of 37 years, recently settled an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit for $100,000. The franchisee, who owns and operates “numerous” McDonald’s restaurants Read More

New Legal Concern: Long-Term COVID Discrimination

The Biden administration recently issued guidance that workers with long-term, lingering symptoms of COVID-19 may be protected under federal disability laws. This guidance brings forth a new area of concern for Read More

Whistleblower Alleges Discrimination, Claims Morbid Obesity is Legal Disability

The Eighth Circuit may reopen the 2013 case of a Kansas man who alleges the BNSF Railway Co. revoked his job offer because he was obese. The man, Melvin A. Read More

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