Sep 172012
 

Disability.gov updates

Direct Marketing Company Settles Lawsuit for Refusing to Provide Job Accommodation for Employee Who is Deaf

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has charged Miles Kimball Company in Wisconsin with disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act. An employee who is deaf was denied her requested reasonable accommodation for a sign language interpreter and then fired. The company has agreed to provide training to its employees about disability discrimination.

– Thanks to NVRC, Fairfax and Disability.gov