Mealey's Franchise - Burger King Franchisees Will Pay $30,000 To End Intellectual Disability Bias Suit

OKLAHOMA CITY - The operators of a Burger King in Oklahoma will pay $30,000 to end a complaint by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that they violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for withdrawing a job offer for an applicant with an intellectual disability after learning that he would be accompanied to work by a job coach, according to a consent decree signed by a federal judge in Oklahoma on Aug. 21 (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Northwest Petroleum, LP, et al., No. 18-703, W.D. Okla.).
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