ADA Legal News

Connections CSP Will Pay $550,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Connections CSP, Inc., a Delaware corporation that provides services in Delaware's correctional facilities and other state institutions, will pay $550,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Connections was charged with unlawfully enforcing an inflexible maximum leave policy, as well as failing to provide requested reasonable accommodations that would have allowed workers with disabilities to remain employed.

“Blood Bank in the Doghouse Over Service Dog Discrimination”

This article offers additional insight into a recent Third Circuit case settlement, Matheis v. CSL Plasma, Inc. which examined whether a blood bank, in the name of safety, could bar a person who uses a psychiatric service dog from giving blood.