Mealey's Labor & Employment - Split 6th Circuit Rules For EEOC In Ford Disability Bias Suit

Mealey's Labor & Employment - Split 6th Circuit Rules For EEOC In Ford Disability Bias Suit

CINCINNATI - A split Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on April 22 ruled that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission may proceed with its lawsuit alleging that Ford Motor Co. violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by denying a former employee the opportunity to telecommute and by firing her after she filed an EEOC charge (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Ford Motor Company, No. 12-2484, 6th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 7502).

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