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

JACKSON NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE TO PAY $20.5 MILLION TO SETTLE EEOC LAWSUIT

Heidi Macomber reads today’s post re an EEOC lawsuit charging Jackson National Life Insurance for race, national origin, sex discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Jackson will pay 21 former employees in largest monetary settlement ever reached by the EEOCs Phoenix District and Denver Field Offices. … More JACKSON NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE TO PAY $20.5 MILLION TO SETTLE EEOC LAWSUIT