5 Things Employers Can Do to Avoid Disability Discrimination Lawsuits

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charge statistics, over 28,000 disability discrimination charges were filed with the agency last year. It’s no secret that discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims based on disability cost employers plenty—and it’s not just the dollars awarded in damages. It’s the expense of litigation. It’s the time employers must spend defending claims. It’s the bad publicity for the company. It’s the damage to employee morale. This article provides suggestions to help employers avoid this type of lawsuit.