deafness under the ADA

The EEOC “must be licking its chops,” we said in our post on June 14th.  Why?

 licking its chops : Cat licking its chops

It achieved a PR coup in the form of a new lawsuit against a Detroit nonprofit which helps people with disabilities — appropriately named  the “Disability Network” — for allegedly violating the ADA by discriminating against a deaf employee.

The EEOC must be licking its chops, we posted on June 6th, since it achieved a PR coup – a new lawsuit against a Detroit nonprofit which helps people with disabilities (and appropriately named “Disability Network”) for allegedly violating the ADA by discriminating against a deaf employee.

This was “easy pickins” alright.  As the

This post could be one of Christina’s Friday Fun posts if it were not deadly serious.

Our post today is a beautiful example of our (probably overused) terms “low hanging fruit,” and “shooting in a barrel.”    What do we mean?  We mean the EEOC’s successful penchant for suing medical and healthcare providers under the ADA

Chalk up another poor fish shot in the barrel by the EEOC.

“’Shooting fish in a barrel’ is our way of describing the EEOC’s targeting of heath care providers for disability discrimination claims under the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).”  We wrote that on January 9, 2014 — just three short weeks ago.   (See our