EEOC Sues Hospital For Firing Disabled Worker

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 7:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday it is suing Columbus, Ohio's Riverside Methodist Hospital, alleging it violated federal law when it terminated an employee diagnosed with narcolepsy.

The EEOC said Riverside Methodist had failed to accommodate and ultimately fired employee Laura Stone after she was diagnosed with the sleep disorder in August 2009. The lawsuit seeks lost wages and damages on behalf of Stone and a court order requiring the hospital to implement policies to bring it into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities...
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