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

The EEOC filed a lawsuit last year which alleged that a leading health care provider in Maryland violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), by failing to provide a reasonable accommodation and then firing a pulmonary function technologist because she suffers from Usher’s Syndrome, a genetic disorder that impairs hearing and vision.

The EEOC

The EEOC continues to tout its targeting of health care and medical providers under the  Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  The “low hanging fruit” today – an optical store in Michigan which agreed to settle a lawsuit for $53,000 and other relief.

The claim?   It denied a request made by an optician with

Way back on October 1, 2012 we titled a post “EEOC Making An Example Of Health Care Industry As ADA Violators.”  Since then we have written innumerable posts in which we have detected a pattern of the EEOC’s targeting of health care facilities and providers for violating the ADA, and have even characterized these cases

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 

“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”).   See our most recent post on December 13, 2013 entitled “When Will Medical Providers Learn Not To Be ‘Fish In A Barrel’ To Be Shot By The