EEOC Sues Pub Chain Over Worker Health Info Violations

Law360, Washington (September 26, 2013, 6:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued a Celtic-themed sports bar chain in Illinois federal court on Thursday, alleging the company made disability-related inquiries of its employees and commingled their health information in violation of federal employment law.

Vernon Hills TKK LLC, which runs a Tilted Kilt pub, allegedly asked Deborah Grant and other individuals disability-related questions that violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and Civil Rights Act, according to the complaint. The EEOC also claimed the company violated their employees' confidentiality rights by commingling their medical...
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