[nfbmi-talk] FW: so why not bsbp state of michigan?

Terry D. Eagle terrydeagle at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 20 18:52:07 UTC 2014

If employment is the greatest need and challenge for blind persons, whether
in a bank or the growing medical technology field, then, the fight for
equality continues, and why NFB cannot turn away from civil rights for just
fun pursuits.

EEOC: Bank of America fired worker because he was blind

Posted: 12/20/2014, 10:54am |

Sun-Times Wire

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Bank of America will pay $110,000 in a settlement to a former temp worker
after resolving a disability discrimination case brought by the U.S. Equal

Opportunity Commission.


The EEOC alleged that Bank of America failed to accommodate a visually
impaired data entry worker and instead terminated his job, which was located
at a

downtown Chicago branch. The settlement was announced Friday, the EEOC said.


The EEOC filed a lawsuit on behalf of the worker on Nov. 13, 2011, the EEOC
said. In addition to monetary relief, Bank of America must provide

accommodations to workers at its branches throughout Illinois, the EEOC






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