October 3, 2017 / 10:30 PM / 9 months ago

EEOC Monitor: Fiscal year ends with focus on disability bias

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last week scrambled to file dozens of lawsuits before its fiscal year ended on Sept. 30, and nearly a quarter of them involve claims of disability discrimination.

The agency filed at least 90 lawsuits in September, more than the 86 filed in all of fiscal year 2016, and about 40 cases just last week. The EEOC accused Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Volvo Group North America, Whole Foods, G4S Secure Solutions and more than a dozen other employers of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act in various ways.

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