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Chicago hotel to pay $90,000 to settle disability bias case

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in Employment Law,Human Resources

Swissotel has entered into a settlement agreement after the EEOC alleged supervisors at the Swissotel Chicago harassed a developmentally disabled employee. According to the suit, hotel managers called the worker “retard” and ultimately fired him because of his disability.

Under the settlement agreement, the Swiss-based hotel will train its managers about employer responsibilities under the ADA, including their obligation to provide a workplace free of harassment against disabled workers.

The hotel will pay the fired worker $90,000.

Note: The ADA requires employers to find reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. It prohibits harassing and discriminating against employees because of their disabilities or their need for accommodations.

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