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Company didn’t hire deaf man because of safety: Was it discrimination?


A deaf man applied to a mining company for a job. It didn’t hire him, and the man filed a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Who won? [Read more…]

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Company charged with exposing African American workers to higher radiation

A company that processes radioactive waste in Memphis, TN, has agreed to pay 23 former African American employees to settle claims that they were discriminated against, including being exposed to higher levels of radiation than white employees. [Read more…]

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5 keys to weed out injury-prone workers — legally


Just how tricky is it to use tests to weed out injury-prone workers without getting dragged into court for alleged discrimination? Statistics from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission spell it out. [Read more…]

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