EEOC Takes Delphi To Court Over Sick Policy

Law360, New York (October 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. employment watchdog is suing auto parts maker Delphi Corp. alleging the bankrupt company violated the law by demanding medical information from sick workers, then dismissing those who refused to comply.

Backed by an appeals court ruling in a similar case brought by New York corrections officers, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims Delphi was in clear breach of the law when it asked employees to sign releases allowing management access to confidential medical records.

According to the complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court...
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