Pipe Fittings Co. Fired Marine Vet Over PTSD, Says EEOC
By Ben James
Law360, New York (April 23, 2014, 7:09 PM ET) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission slapped a pipe fittings maker with an Americans with Disabilities Act suit in Pennsylvania federal court on Tuesday, claiming Ezeflow USA Inc. fired a Marine Corps veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder instead of giving him unpaid time off.
The EEOC lodged a six-page complaint in Pittsburgh on behalf of Adam Brant, who the agency said is a former Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and worked as a maintenance technician at Canada-based Ezeflow's U.S. headquarters in New Castle, Pa....