Memo #: 17-249
Date:       11/22/2017
American Airlines and Its Regional Carrier Settle ADA Failure-to-Accommodate Lawsuit Brought by EEOC for $9.8 Million Along With Extensive Programmatic Relief

The settlement between the airlines and the EEOC underscores the agency’s continuing enforcement focus on disability discrimination, and in particular on the application of blanket employer policies that do not leave room for individual reasonable accommodation determinations.
Topic Area:
ADA/Rehabilitation Act/ADAAA
Best Practices









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