ADA Legal News

Stanley Black & Decker Will Pay $140,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Stanley Black & Decker Inc. will update its reasonable accommodation policies and train management staff, as well as provide $140,000 in monetary relief to a former employee of its Towson, Maryland facility. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had charged the employer with violating the ADA when it refused to grant unpaid leave to a sales representative who needed time off for cancer treatments.