Lessons From EEOC Disability Discrimination Suits

Law360, New York (December 9, 2011, 3:37 PM EST) -- In recent months, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed over a dozen lawsuits against employers for disability discrimination. Several of these lawsuits were filed against companies who do business in California and address various facets of disability discrimination.

One of the cases was filed against Walgreens drug store for failing to accommodate and for firing a diabetic employee who was cashier in the company’s South San Francisco store.

The employee, who worked for Walgreens for nearly 18 years without a blemish in her work...
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