Denny’s Serves Up $1.3M To Resolve ADA Action

Law360, New York (June 20, 2011, 4:29 PM EDT) -- Denny’s Inc. agreed on Monday to pay $1.3 million to settle an Americans With Disabilities Act lawsuit brought in Maryland by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a putative nationwide class of disabled employees of the restaurant chain.

The restaurant chain and the agency asked the court Monday to approve a consent decree that resolves the EEOC’s claims that Denny’s failed to provide reasonable accommodation to its disabled employees and that some disabled restaurant workers were fired after being denied the medical leave...
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