EEOC Hammers Trucking Co. For Rejecting Disabled Drivers

Law360, New York (March 01, 2012, 3:55 PM ET) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lodged a suit against Celadon Trucking Services Inc. in Indiana federal court Wednesday, alleging the trucking company’s hiring policies discriminate against job applicants with disabilities. 

In a complaint filed in Indiana federal court, the EEOC claims on behalf of disabled applicants that Celadon, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, has policies in place that reject disabled drivers, despite their ability to do the job.

“The effect of the policy ... has been to deprive a class of truck...
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Case Information

Case Title

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION v. CELADON TRUCKING SERVICES, INC.

Case Number

1:12-cv-00275

Court

Indiana Southern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)

Judge

Judge Sarah Evans Barker

Date Filed

February 29, 2012

Sections

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