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