An Illinois manufacturer of steel castings for the rail industry was just sued by the EEOC for allegedly violating the ADA.  The EEOC alleges that the company illegally asks job applicants if they “have a history of carpal tunnel syndrome and gives them a nerve conduction tests.”  Seehttp://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/11-20-14.cfm.

carpal tunnel : Carpal Tunnel Syndrome cartoon of a man with a sore wrist. Illustration

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Bloomberg BNA is reporting that Baltimore County and the Department of Justice have entered into a consent decree wherein the County will pay $475,000 to settle the claims of 10 employees and applicants who alleged that they were sent for unnecessary medical examinations in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Genetic