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Aviation Co. Wrongly Fired Disabled Worker, EEOC Says

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 4:28 PM EST) -- A service provider to airlines and airports discriminated against one of its employees when it fired her because she had cancer and a type of heart muscle disease, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has alleged in Georgia federal court.

ABM Aviation Inc., formerly Air Serv Corp., allegedly violated federal law when it terminated Octavia Broughton after she told the company about her diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia and cardiomyopathy, the EEOC said in its March 5 complaint. After discovering the diagnosis, ABM Aviation didn’t accommodate...
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Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. ABM Aviation, Inc.


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1:18-cv-00957

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment

Judge

Steve C. Jones

Date Filed

March 5, 2018

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