Dura Automotive Settles EEOC Drug-Screening Suit

Law360, New York (September 6, 2012, 2:47 PM EDT) -- Dura Automotive Systems Inc. will shell out $750,000 as part of a settlement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over allegations that it conducted illegal drug screening tests at one of its Tennessee plants, the company said Friday.  

The auto-parts maker entered a four-year consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, settling EEOC allegations that Dura's former practice of testing employees for taking legally prescribed medicines and publicly sharing those results, violates Title I of the Americans with...
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