Towing Co. Settles ADA Suit After Judge Backs EEOC Methods

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 10:31 PM ET) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Monday said United Road Towing Inc. has agreed to settle the agency's disability discrimination claims, resolving a case an Illinois judge previously had refused to dismiss in a ruling the agency said validated its investigation tactics.

Under the terms of a consent decree entered by U.S. Judge Ruben Castillo on Wednesday, the company will pay $380,000 to 13 claimants to resolve the suit. The decree also prohibits United Road from discriminating against the disabled and mandates the implementation of...
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Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. United Road Towing, Inc.


Case Number

1:10-cv-06259

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)

Judge

Honorable Ruben Castillo

Date Filed

September 30, 2010

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