ADA Legal News

Maryland Court: Officer Qualified Despite Limitations

The U.S. District Court for Maryland found that Baltimore County discriminated against a county correctional officer who experienced a flare-up of an inflammatory disease. The court said the county failed to engage in an interactive process to determine reasonable accommodations for the employee, and coerced him to accept a reassignment to a less favorable position. Find the court’s decision in Allen v Baltimore County, Maryland.

Dependable Health Services to Pay $38,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Dependable Health Services Inc., a health care staffing agency, will pay $38,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The agency alleged the company discriminated against a phlebotomist who worked at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The employee requested a reasonable accommodation for her disability, but was terminated.