Tyson Foods, EEOC Settle Seizure Sufferer's Bias Claim

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 4:25 PM EST) -- A Missouri federal judge signed off Monday on a settlement between Tyson Foods Inc. and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over allegations that the meat packer broke federal law by refusing to hire an employee who had suffered from seizures in the past.

U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey ordered the dismissal of the EEOC's suit accusing Tyson of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by refusing to hire Missouri applicant Mark White, saying the parties had settled.

EEOC attorney Melvin D. Kennedy confirmed on Monday...
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Case Title

EEOC v. Tyson Foods, Inc.


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2:10-cv-04072

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Missouri Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment

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Nanette K. Laughrey

Date Filed

April 6, 2010

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