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Disabled employees don’t find United’s skies too friendly

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in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources

The EEOC has sued Chicago-based United Airlines for disability discrimination on behalf of disabled employees.

Joe Boswell, who worked at San Francisco Airport, developed a brain tumor that required him to take leave for treatment. United couldn’t find an accommodation that would allow Boswell to stay in his previous job.

According to the EEOC, Boswell applied for other open positions at the airline, but was consistently turned down.

The EEOC maintains employers have an obligation to place disabled workers in vacant positions for which they are qualified. In the commission’s view, United violates the ADA each time it refuses to do so.

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