The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) won settlement agreements Involving People with Disabilities

Jun 8 2016
People with Disabilities Win Employment Settlements

Last week the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced several settlement agreements, two of which involve people with disabilities.

A temporary employment agency will pay $30,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by EEOC, the agency announced today. EEOC had charged that Two Hawk violated federal law when it made illegal medical inquiries of job applicants and failed to retain employment applications as required by federal law. The suit also alleged Two Hawk failed to hire an applicant because she disclosed her disability during the application process. For more information regarding this story go to Two Hawk Settlement

The Kroger Company of Michigan will pay $33,000 and provide other relief to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Find more on this story at Kroger Settlement

EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Further information about EEOC is available on its website at www.eeoc.gov.