Trucking Co. To Pay $4.8M To End EEOC Disability Bias Suit

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 2:15 PM EST) -- Interstate Distributor Co. has agreed to shell out $4.85 million to settle the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's claims that the trucking company's leave policy unlawfully denied reasonable accommodations to a class of hundreds of disabled employees, the agency announced Friday.

In a consent decree filed Thursday in Colorado federal court, the company not only agreed to pay the $4.85 million but also to update its policies to include reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities in order to resolve a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit lodged...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Interstate Distributor Company

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment


R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

September 28, 2012

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