EEOC Sues Genesis For Refusing To Hire Deaf Worker

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 3:55 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has slapped Genesis HealthCare LLC with a lawsuit claiming that a New Jersey nursing facility the company owns refused to hire an applicant for its food service department because he was deaf, the agency announced Wednesday.

In a complaint filed in New Jersey federal court Jan. 16, the EEOC claims that Genesis, which owns the Holly Manor Center nursing facility in Mendham, N.J.,and and 84 Cold Hill Road Operations LLC, the company that operates the facility, ran afoul of the...
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