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2 Oct 2009, 12:01 pm
In a record-setting consent degree, Sears, Roebuck, & Co. will pay $6.2 million to settle a class action lawsuit over disability bias as it related to the company's workers' compensation leave exhaustion policy. [read post]
9 Jun 2011, 5:13 am by Jon Hyman
Sears Roebuck & Co. case (which resulted in a $6.2 million settlement), offered the following five observations on the EEOC’s view of these policies: An inflexible period of disability leave, even if substantial, is not sufficient to satisfy an employer’s duty of reasonable accommodation. [read post]
30 Jan 2018, 4:16 pm by Bridget Crawford
Sears, Roebuck & Co., 839 F.2d 302 (7th Cir. 1988) (holding that the EEOC failed to establish that the employer discriminated against women in hiring for commission sales positions because the court credited the employer’s “lack of interest” defense). [read post]