Thursday, June 7, 2012

Health Partners, Inc. to Pay $25,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Case

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged Health Partners, Inc., a rehabilitation and nursing company, with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for refusing to allow an employee to start working after she tested positive for tuberculosis on a preliminary skin test. Such conduct violates the ADA because the company regarded the employee as being disabled even though she was not contagious and did not pose a health risk to other employees.

Read more here.

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  1. Primary care involves the widest scope of health care, including all ages of patients, patients of all socioeconomic and geographic origins, patients seeking to maintain optimal health, and patients with all manner of acute and chronic physical, mental and social health issues, including multiple chronic diseases. Thanks.
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