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PA: “EEOC Sues Geisinger Health and Affiliates for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation”

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sued Geisinger Health System and affiliates, charging that they discriminated against employees with disabilities by requiring them to compete for reassignment to new positions when reassignments were needed as reasonable accommodations, misrepresenting and manipulating employment opportunities to prevent employees with disabilities from obtaining accommodations, retaliating against employees who asked for accommodations or complained about discrimination, and otherwise interfering with employee rights under the ADA.

PA: “Excentia Human Services Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination”

The Pai Corporation, doing business as Excentia Human Services and as Excentia and S. June Smith Center, violated the ADA by refusing to hire a qualified candidate based on assumptions about her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a recent lawsuit.