The U.S. Department of Justice and KinderCare Education LLC, which operates child care centers across the country, entered a settlement agreement that will provide greater opportunities for children with diabetes. The company will train staff and implement policies to individually assess requests for assistance with routine diabetes management tasks such as administration of insulin.
Cloverland Farms Dairy, the major milk producer in the Baltimore/Washington market, will pay $75,000 in monetary relief and furnish other relief to settle an ADA lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The lawsuit alleged that the company refused to allow three long-time workers to continue parking in accessible spaces near the worksite, requiring them to park in an employee lot farther away, and then allowing individuals without disabilities to park in the accessible spaces.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against nationwide health care companies Corizon Health Inc., and Corizon LLC, alleging the companies violated the ADA by requiring employees to be “100% healed” before they could return to work following medical leaves, and failing to consider the provision of reasonable accommodations. Corizon provides health care services to jail and prison inmates in 518 correctional facilities across 26 states.
The EEOC also charged that Corizon subjected employees to a hostile work environment based on disability and retaliated against employees because they complained about discrimination.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against Washington Hospital Center Corporation, doing business as MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Health, Inc., charging the organization with violating the ADA by refusing to reassign or otherwise bring back to work a patient care technician who was injured on the job.
Clinton, Maryland-based federal contractor MSDS Consultant Services LLC violated the ADA by failing to reasonably accommodate a project manager's post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and panic disorder, subjecting her to a hostile work environment, and firing her because of her disability and her complaints of discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged Lockheed Martin Corporation and Lockheed Martin Enterprise Operations with violating the ADA when they repeatedly refused to accommodate an administrative assistant with post-concussive syndrome and mild traumatic brain injury, and ultimately fired her.