UPS has agreed to pay $2 million to settle an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit alleging the company's inflexible leave policy violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Food service, hospitality and retail industry employers operating in Oregon with at least 500 employees will soon be required to comply with a comprehensive new law that regulates how they are to schedule employees' work hours.
Bass Pro Outdoor World will pay $10.5 million to settle a case brought by the EEOC that accused the company of engaging in a pattern and practice of hiring discrimination and retaliation. The agreement will compensate eligible African-American and Hispanic job candidates who were passed over for jobs.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a fired employee who failed a drug test because she was taking medical marijuana to treat Crohn's disease can sue her former employer for handicap discrimination.
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, a case that should resolve a circuit split as to whether the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank) applies to internal whistleblowers.
Following the first federal trial on the issue, a federal judge has found in the case Gil v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. that a regional food retailer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by having an inaccessible website.
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