The U.S. Department of Labor today announced two final rules to improve hiring and employment of veterans and people with disabilities.
The case is EEOC v. Grane Healthcare Company, which has three iterations, all at the district court level. These include an initial ruling on March 15, 2013 [2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 35869], and two rulings on July 7, 2014 [2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28477 & 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91544]. The case involves a bunch of technical motions and re-motions and motions for rehearing, etc., and is probably not over. For those interested in all the details, I recommend reading the 3/15/13 ruling and either of the 7/7/14 rulings (one being basically a restatement of the other). There’s no doubt that Grane violated the ADA by administering medical exams prior to any job offers. The interesting thing is Grane’s argumentRead More