EEOC Settles Disability Discrimination Suit

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EEOC Settles Disability Discrimination Suit

Wed, 09/14/2011

Assistant Teacher with Hearing Loss to Receive $100,000

Baltimore:  One of the largest metropolitan Jewish community centers in the country will pay $100,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC had charged that the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) in Rockville, Maryland, violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it demoted and fired an assistant teacher because of her hearing loss.

Read the U.S. EEOC media release.