UNITED AIRLINES TO PAY $850K FOR DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

The EEOC has announced that United Airlines will pay $850,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging the airline’s overtime policy violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. The lawsuit alleged that United’s policy of denying the opportunity to work overtime to anyone placed on light or limited duty had greater repercussions for employees with disabilities, since these workers were more likely to be assigned to light duty.

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