SF Gate (San Francisco Chronicle)
Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle December 21, 2010 04:00 AM
United Airlines, which prohibited reservation agents with disabilities from working reduced schedules in 2003, will drop that policy in a court settlement and pay $600,000 to compensate some of the agents, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Monday.
The EEOC's San Francisco office had accused United of violating the Americans With Disabilities Act by revoking the airline's long-standing policy that had allowed disabled reservation agents to work shorter hours.
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