EEOC Gets $60,000 for Army Hotel Worker With Seizure Disorder

Sept. 21, 2020, 8:29 PM

A company managing a U.S. Army hotel at Wisconsin’s Fort McCoy will pay $60,000 and revise its employee handbook to end a lawsuit alleging it failed to accommodate a probationary housekeeper’s seizure disorder and instead fired her, federal court records show.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the Americans with Disabilities Act suit against PML Services LLC in September 2018 on behalf of Leigh Hancock.

Managers knew about Hancock’s disability when they discharged her following a seizure she had after getting home from work one day during her first three months of employment, the EEOC said. They did so after ...

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