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EEOC Wants Construction Company To Allow Applicant With Epilepsy To Operate Heavy Equipment

Published by on December 14, 2011

Overlawyered has a post here on a new lawsuit filed by the EEOC against a construction company for refusing to hire an applicant with epilepsy to run heavy equipment.  The company apparently relied on Department of Transportation guidelines for truck drivers for the heavy equipment operator position.  The EEOC’s press release is here.  Of course, […]

Overlawyered has a post here on a new lawsuit filed by the EEOC against a construction company for refusing to hire an applicant with epilepsy to run heavy equipment.  The company apparently relied on Department of Transportation guidelines for truck drivers for the heavy equipment operator position.  The EEOC’s press release is here.  Of course, when the applicant has a seizure driving a heavy loader and kills someone, there will be a lawyer to file a wrongful death lawsuit arguing that the company negligently hired the applicant.

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