EEOC Sues Towing Co. Over Medical Leave Policy

Law360, New York (October 1, 2010, 4:36 PM EDT) -- United Road Towing Inc. — which bills itself as the nation’s largest towing company — has been accused by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of using an inflexible medical leave policy to fire qualified disabled employees.

The company, which is based in Mokena, Ill., and has locations in nine states, is accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Title I of the Civil Rights Act, according to a complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
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