Stereotypical Assumptions About Disabilities

We’ve used actual EEOC lawsuits to caution employers many times not to discriminate against employees by using concerns about their health or safety.  For example, on December 4th we discussed an ADA lawsuit brought by the EEOC on behalf of an employee who was fired because she had a prosthetic leg and the employer "did

Way back in September we cautioned employers not to fire employees for taking legally prescribed meds, and cited a case where this was the employer’s policy and practice.  The EEOC has just announced a $50,000 settlement in a case brought on behalf of a lab technician who suffered an adverse reaction at work to medications