Business Litigatoin & Employment Lawyer
Business Litigation & Employment Lawyer Contact our Firm
Firm Experience Employment Law Litigation False Claims
Consultation

The ADA Protects Job Applicants with Disabilities

A company in New Jersey recently settled a lawsuit filed by the EEOC alleging a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") when the company rescinded a job offer to an individual upon learning that he was deaf. The ADA was enacted in 1990 and provides civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities, making it unlawful to refuse to hire a qualified individual because he is disabled.

The EEOC charged that the individual applied for a position, for which he alleges he was qualified, as dietary aide/assistant cook at a nursing home. The applicant was offered employment. After the offer, however, he attended additional compulsory interviews and the employer then rescinded the employment offer allegedly because of his hearing impairment.

An EEOC attorney stated, "This case sends a message that is at the heart of the ADA: job applicants with disabilities should be judged on their ability to do the job and should not be rejected based on preconceived, unfounded notions about their limitations." Read entire press release.

Business Lawsuits
Employment Lawsuits
EEOC Complaints and Proceedings
Age Discrimination
Civil Rights Acts
Disability Discrimination
Employment Discrimination & Harassment
Employment, Severance & Non-Compete Agreements
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
District of Columbia Family and Medical Leave Act (DCFMLA)
Federal Employee Rights
Military Leave & Reemployment Rights
National Origin Discrimination
Overtime & Minimum Wages
Race Discrimination
Religious Discrimination
Retaliation for EEO Activity
Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
Pregnancy Discrimination
Title VII
Whistleblower Retaliation Claims
Workplace Harassment & Hostile Work Environment
Wrongful Termination
Request a Free Employment Law Guide
For business lawsuits in D.C. or Virigina
Pay your bill online
Name:
Email:
Phone:
--
Inquiry:
5803 Rolling Rd., Suite 201,Springfield, VA  22152
Business Litigation Employment Law Whistleblower Cases

* Searcy Business Litigation & Employment Law represents clients in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia, including Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and Prince William County, the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, and Fairfax. The firm also serves clients in the Virginia counties of Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Frederick, Madison, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren, as well as the cities of Fredericksburg and Winchester, Virginia and more.

All legal information provided on this website is general and should not be used or relied on as legal advice as legal advice cannot be given without full
consideration of all relevant information relating to a specific situation.

Designed by Scorpion Design