Charter’s Hawaiian Arm Accused of Disability-Related Leave Bias (2)

Sept. 20, 2018, 2:23 PMUpdated: Sept. 20, 2018, 7:53 PM

Charter Communications and predecessor Oceanic Time Warner Cable haven’t considered or offered leave as a potential accommodation for disabled workers, the U.S. government charged in a new lawsuit.

The Sept. 19 proposed class action targets the cable giant’s Hawaii operations, which now operate under the brand name Spectrum Cable. It’s the latest lawsuit by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission aimed at maximum or inflexible leave policies that the federal job rights watchdog says illegally screen out or tend to screen out disabled workers from employment.

The agency filed a similar lawsuit Sept. 18 against correctional facility health-care providers Corizon Health ...

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