Monday, June 27, 2016

Guardsmark Settles EEOC Disability & Genetic Information Discrimination Cases For $329,640

Over 1,000 Job Applicants Subjected to Illegal Medical & Family Medical History Inquiries, Federal Agency Charged

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. and HONOLULU, Hawaii - One of the largest security companies in North America, Guardsmark, has agreed to settle disability and genetic information discrimination charges for monetary relief totaling $329,640, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today. The settlement of EEOC charges of discrimination impacts over 1,100 job applicants who were required to disclose their disabilities and/or family medical history.

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