The Cost of Ignoring the Americans With Disabilities Act: $2 Million
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Anthony Morelli had permanent nerve damage that caused spasms. His doctor put him on some restrictions: no heavy lifting and every four to six months, he needs to spend two days in bed after receiving treatment. The company for which he worked, Prestige Care, Inc., Prestige Senior Living, LLC, refused to accommodate Morelli, requiring him to lift heavy things and to find his own replacements on the days he needed to take off.
Morelli was one of many in this lawsuit, that just settled with the EEOC for $2 million and a five-year consent decree.
This is an error that your business may make as well.
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