EEOC Can't Bar Chipotle From Worker Records In ADA Suit

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lost its bid in Massachusetts federal court on Tuesday to prevent Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. from accessing employment records of a woman the agency claims was fired for having cystic fibrosis.

The EEOC cannot quash subpoenas served by Chipotle to former employers of Amanda Connell, who the agency says was fired from a staff position after she revealed her illness to co-workers, according to a ruling from U.S. Magistrate Robert B. Collings.

“The defendant has stated a plausible basis on...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.


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1:13-cv-11503

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Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment

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F. Dennis Saylor, IV

Date Filed

June 24, 2013

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