Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Sues Honeywell for Disability Discrimination
By Joshua A. Newville, Attorney, on November 4, 2014
Posted in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Disability Discrimination, Federal District Court - Minnesota, Uncategorized, United States District Court
Honeywell is defending itself from a federal disability discrimination and genetic information lawsuit filed by the EEOC. According to the allegations made by the EEOC and the two Minnesota employees, the company demanded that the employees and their family members submit to medical testing or else face monetary penalties.
The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act prohibit adverse employment action on account of disability or genetic information that does not affect an employee’s ability to do their job or require accommodation by the employer that would cause undue hardship. (more…)