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Volvo reaches $70K settlement after refusing to hire worker on suboxone (access required)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reached a $70,000 settlement with Volvo Group North America LLC in a lawsuit accusing the company of refusing to hire a worker at its Hagerstown plant after he disclosed he was taking medically prescribed suboxone as treatment for drug addiction. Volvo also will institute a three-year consent decree to ...

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