NC nursing home reaches $35,000 settlement over charges it discriminated against disabled worker
Sep 11, 2014
A North Carolina long-term care company has reached a $35,000 settlement over charges that it discriminated against a cook/dietary aide with a physical impairment, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
Aide fired after refusing to pray is not entitled to $70,000 award, appeals court rules
Aug 12, 2014
A Mississippi nursing home did not violate the law by firing an aide who refused to pray the rosary with a resident, according to a recent appeals court ruling that overturned a nearly $70,000 verdict.
Limiting nursing home shift to 8 hours was reasonable request, EEOC charges in discrimination suit
Mar 17, 2014
A New Mexico nursing home broke federal law by not allowing an employee with health problems to limit his shifts to eight hours, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has charged.
Gay couple turns to EEOC
Mar 01, 2014
Brookdale Senior Living is revisiting its benefits policies for same-sex couples after an employee filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in January. The worker alleged that...
Genesis nursing home illegally reneged on job offer to deaf applicant, government charges
Jan 23, 2014
Managers at a New Jersey nursing home owned by Genesis HealthCare withdrew a job offer to a qualified applicant because he is deaf, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is charging in a lawsuit...
Provider settles in EEOC Scientology case
Dec 23, 2013
A Florida medical provider has agreed to a settlement over allegations it fired employees who refused efforts to be converted to Scientology.
Ask the legal expert … about mandating flu shots
May 01, 2013
We’ve decided that next flu season we’re going to mandate our staff members get flu shots. Are we on firm legal ground?