Outback Steakhouse which has several restaurants in the Dallas areas has been sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission based on a report from the Texas Governor's Office on Disability Awareness. The lawsuit stemmed from the firing of an employee from a Phoenix, Arizona restaurant because the employee who has a traumatic brain injury, needed a reasonable accommodation. We will be sure to provide additional details as they are uncovered. Just another case illustrating the EEOC aggressively pursuing the new focus of the ADAAA and its approach to disability bias.
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