EEOC Slaps United Airlines With ADA Action

Law360, New York (June 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a putative class action against United Air Lines Inc. alleging that the air carrier discriminates against disabled employees by failing to provide them with job transfers to vacant positions for which they are qualified.

The suit, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by the EEOC on behalf of lead class member Joe Boswell, claims United violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by rejecting Boswell for every position he applied and was...
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