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EEOC Claims Disability Discrimination Where Employer Failed To Reassign Employee To Vacant Position

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases for nearly twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers often refuse to accommodate employees with a disability by reassigning them to a vacant position.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are obligated to reasonably accommodate employees with a disability.  The purpose… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employer Unlawfully Fired Employee Instead Of Accommodating His Disability

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of employees for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful termination lawyers have learned that employers often fire employees with a disability instead of providing them with a reasonable accommodation that would enable them to continue working.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers unlawfully discriminate against… Read More »

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EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Where Employer Thought It Was Hiring A “Healthy” Individual

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on June 27, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against Valley Tool, Inc. (Valley Tool) pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Under the ADA, employers are prohibiting from discriminating against employees with a disability.  The ADA… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Where Employee With Breast Cancer Was Refused Extended Leave

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on June 20, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Illinois Action for Children (IAFC).  On August 28, 2017, the EEOC filed the lawsuit, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Unlawfully Fired After Having A Heart Attack

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented the victims of employment discrimination for almost twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that employers often fire employees after learning they have a serious health condition.  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against employees who have a disability and employees… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Alleging Employee Was Not Allowed To Use A Chair While Working

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented the victims of employment discrimination for almost twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that employers still continue to resist providing disabled employees with a reasonable accommodation for their disability.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employer Unlawfully Fired Employee Because It Regarded Him As Having A Disability

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of employees for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful termination attorneys have learned that employers continue to discriminate against employees who they regard as having a disability.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees who have an actual disability and… Read More »

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EEOC Alleges Employer Discriminated Against Employee By Failing To Accommodate Her Medical Condition

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination lawsuits for nearly twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers frequently fail to engage in an interactive process with employees who request a reasonable accommodation for their disability.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employer commits unlawful discrimination if the employer does… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employee Was Denied A Reasonable Accommodation For His Disability

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers often refuse to provide disabled employees with a change at work due to a medical condition.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employer unlawfully discriminates against an employee by failing to make… Read More »

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