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EEOC Resolves Discriminatory Failure To Hire Case On Behalf Of Applicant With An Intellectual Disability

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on November 15, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit against Adecco USA, Inc. (Adecco).  On August 28, 2018, the EEOC filed the case, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Adecco USA, Inc.,… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Unlawful Failure To Hire Case On Behalf Of Disabled Job Applicant

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on November 6, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit against Family Dollar Stores of Michigan, LLC (Family Dollar).  On September 27, 2018, the EEOC filed the case, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission… Read More »

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EEOC Files Unlawful Discharge Case Alleging Employee Was Fired Because Of Her Hearing & Speech Impairments

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 18, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against ASICS America Corporation (ASICS) pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The ADA prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of disability.  Under the ADA,… Read More »

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EEOC Files Unlawful Termination Cases Claiming Employee Was Fired Because Of Psychiatric Conditions

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of employment discrimination for almost two decades, our Gainesville, Florida wrongful termination lawyers are often asked whether psychiatric conditions qualify for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Under the ADA, the term “disability” means a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of… Read More »

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EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Where Employer Refused To Hire Deaf Job Applicant

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 2, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against Conduent Business Services, LLC (Conduent) pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The ADA makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate against any… Read More »

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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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