Security Companies to Settle Lawsuit for Pregnancy, Disability Discrimination & Retaliation against Employee
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged Trinity Protection Services, Inc. and CSI Corporation of Washington, DC with disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The EEOC initially charged DTM Corporation of Maryland, but after DTM filed for bankruptcy, the EEOC alleged that Trinity and CSI were liable as successor companies. DTM had allegedly discriminated against a pregnant employee by suspending her, forcing her to get medical clearances and retaliating against her.
Engineering Company Settles Lawsuit for Failing to Provide Accommodation to Employee after Heart Surgery & Retaliation
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has charged Fidelity Engineering Corporation with disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Fidelity in Spark's, MD failed to assign a vacant position as a reasonable accommodation to an employee after he returned to work following heart surgery. Fidelity fired the employee and refused to rehire him because of his disability and in retaliation for filing a complaint. The company has agreed to train its staff on the ADA.
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A new study published in the journal Health Affairs shows that families did not spend as much on health care for their children with special medical needs as a result of the recent recession. The families hardest hit are low income to middle income families with private health insurance. Learn more about children with special health care needs.