EEOC Wins Bias Suit On Behalf Of HIV-Positive Waitress
Law360, Dallas (November 21, 2016, 2:17 PM EST) -- A Houston-area nightclub is liable for discriminating against a waitress because she is HIV-positive, a Texas federal court said in an order handing default judgment to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The one-page order, entered Friday, held that Diallo's of Houston is responsible for firing Felicia M. Parks after a manager demanded she submit documents to prove she didn't have a disability.
Her three-year employment at the club and event space was terminated because management suspected she had HIV and wanted her to prove she didn't to keep working there, the EEOC alleged in its complaint, filed in late September....
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