USPS makes it into the Top 10! (most expensive discrimination lawsuit settlements of 2013)

Inside Counsel came up with a list of the ten “most expensive discrimination class action settlements” of 2013- and the USPS made it to #6:

beakinaboxDisability discrimination is growing area of litigation risk, and perhaps as a sign of the times this case revolved around the accommodations afforded to deaf and hard-of-hearing workers of the United States Postal Service. The suit alleged that workers with hearing problems were not given provided with technologies and services that would have helped them perform their duties, and that they were frequently subject to scrutiny from other workers at the postal service. The case was settled in July of 2013

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