Dillard's Pays $2M To Settle EEOC Disability Bias Case

Law360, Los Angeles (December 18, 2012, 8:27 PM EST) -- Dillard's Inc. has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a disability bias class action brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging the company fired employees who refused to disclose confidential medical information, the EEOC said Tuesday.

The 2008 lawsuit, filed in the Southern District of California, claimed Dillard's had interfered with the employees' rights under the Americans With Disabilities Act and fired them for refusing to disclose personal medical information.

Plaintiffs Corina Scott and Brittany Rios Kim and other Dillard's employees had been subjected...
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