J.P. Morgan Coughs Up $2.2M To Settle EEOC Case

Law360 (November 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a disability claim brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against Bank One Corp.

The EEOC found reasonable cause in 2004 that Bank One had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to accommodate a group of employees who were medically released to return to work after leaves of absence exceeding six months.

The settlement, which was announced Wednesday, calls for the company to distribute $2.2 million among 222 people who...
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