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Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

EEOC files suit against Jessup warehouse operator

A national logistics company with multiple Maryland locations is facing a federal employment discrimination lawsuit after allegedly failing to make accommodations for a deaf job applicant. Georgia-based Capstone Logistics LLC “engaged in unlawful employment practices” when the manager at a ...

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Some DC Metrorail cars still lack protections for visually impaired

WASHINGTON — Metro has pushed back its timeline for retrofitting some of its rail cars with safety barriers meant to protect the visually impaired from falling into gaps between trains. The Washington Post reports that Metro initially told federal officials it would ...

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Supreme Court sides with Michigan girl in dispute over service dog

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a 13-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who spent years battling school officials for the right to bring her service dog — a goldendoodle named Wonder — to class. The justices ...

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Patient’s wife sues UMMS for not providing interpreter

A deaf woman who alleges the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center refused to provide her with a qualified sign language interpreter while her late husband was undergoing cancer treatments has filed suit against the University of Maryland Medical ...

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Baltimore County police officer sues over alleged ADA violation

A Baltimore County police officer has filed suit against the county, alleging she was suspended after she refused to comply with unlawful orders to provide her private medical information and submit to mental health treatment. Heather Flanary returned to full-duty ...

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EEOC accuses M&T Bank of ADA violation

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal lawsuit alleging M&T Bank violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by firing a bank branch manager because she took short-term disability leave during her pregnancy. When Candace McCollin attempted to take advantage ...

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EEOC alleges discrimination in lawsuit against MedStar Harbor Hospital

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Tuesday it has filed a federal lawsuit against MedStar Harbor Hospital, alleging the hospital fired a respiratory therapist with a weakened immune system rather than providing him with a reasonable accommodation. Jerome Alston is required to take ...

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