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EEOC sues AT&T for refusal to hire diabetic

EEOC indicates again it will enforce the law against companies who discriminate in employment against those who have disabilities

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EEOC – Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Sep 28, 2009 (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)

AUSTIN, Texas –  AT&T Services, Inc., doing business as Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, L.P. (AT&T), a major telephone company, violated federal law by refusing to hire an applicant simply because he is an insulin-dependent diabetic, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.   Continue reading