Oncor to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Dallas-based electric utility company Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC, has been ordered to pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Thirteen-year employee Delores McCraney was fired by the company when she refused to sign an agreement promising to abide by a company requirement to disclose all medications that could affect job performance. According to the EEOC, the broad requirement violated the prohibition against medical inquiries of employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 

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