EEOC Files 2 Bias Suits For Workers Fired Over Cancer

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused an Ohio-based bearings manufacturer Thursday of disability discrimination for firing an employee because of her status as a cancer survivor, two days after suing an Oklahoma hospital over similar allegations.

The EEOC's lawsuit claims that Kyklos Bearing International LLC terminated cancer survivor Donique Price because of her condition in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

The company claimed that it fired Price because she had medical restrictions which limited her ability to lift, but the EEOC maintains that...
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Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Midwest Regional Medical Center LLC


Case Number

5:13-cv-00789

Court

Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment

Judge

Vicki Miles-LaGrange

Date Filed

July 30, 2013

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