EEOC Sues Con Edison for Demanding Medical Exams Before Hiring

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued Con Edison, alleging the utility improperly required job applicants to submit to medical examinations and provide genetic information of family members before being hired. The complaint also accused Con Ed of discriminating against three employees with disabilities, causing hours to be drastically reduced and one individual to lose his job. The agency is seeking compensation and other relief for its job applicants and employees.

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