Posts Tagged ‘Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)’

Hiring People with Disabilities Can Make a Difference

Hiring People with Disabilities Can Make a Difference

July 26 was the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), but even after all this time, employers are still having difficulty meeting the requirements of the law. For example, take the recently settled disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against multination retail giant…

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EEOC Settlement Sets Precedent for Service Dog Use in Workplace

Chalk one up for man’s best friend and military veterans. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has settled a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit with a North American trucking company in what is a groundbreaking precedent for the use of service dogs and other emotional support animals on the job by persons with emotional disabilities.…

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EEOC Says Denying Use of Service Dog Violates ADA

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is pursuing a North American trucking company in what could be a groundbreaking case on the use of service dogs and other emotional support animals on the job by persons with emotional disabilities. CRST Expedited Inc. is part of CRST International, one of the nation’s largest transportation companies providing…

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