EEOC Sues Assisted Living Co. For Firing Epileptic Admin

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission slapped an assisted living facility company with a disability discrimination lawsuit in Michigan federal court on Tuesday, accusing it of firing an administrator when it learned she had epilepsy.

According the to EEOC, The Pines of Clarkston hired Jamie Holden to be the administrator of a newly opened assisted living facility, but fired her on her first day of work after she disclosed her epilepsy during a medical examination.  

The lawsuit claims that in terminating Holden the company violated the...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. The Pines of Clarkston, Inc.

Case Number



Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment


George Caram Steeh

Date Filed

September 24, 2013

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.