MEDSTAR WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER / MEDSTAR HEALTH TO PAY $150,000 TO SETTLE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION

Heidi Macomber reads the 3/16/20 EEOC bulletin re MedStar Washington Hospital aka MedStar Health to Pay $150K to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit.

Such alleged conduct violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits disability discrimination and retaliation, including the failure to provide reasonable accommodations to enable an individual with a disability to perform her job or to consider reassignment as a reasonable accommodation. The ADA also prohibits retaliation for seeking accommodations or opposing disability discrimination. The EEOC filed suit (EEOC v. Washington Hospital Center Corporation d/b/a MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Health, Inc., Case No. 18-2160) in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after first attempting to reach a pre-litigation settlement through its administrative conciliation process. … More MEDSTAR WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER / MEDSTAR HEALTH TO PAY $150,000 TO SETTLE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Heidi Macomber reads the 3/5/2020 EEOC news bulletin re Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas and a disability discrimination lawsuit. Hitachi entered a consent decree with the EEOC and will pay $85,000 and adopt and implement a written ADA policy and a procedure for requesting reasonable accommodations under the ADA. … More Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit