Lawsuit spotlights disabilities act provision

June 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/16/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 24, pP10
The article reports that MGM Mirage has been charged with wrongful termination by former employee Samuel Weitzel. The entry notes Weitzel's claim that MGM Mirage discriminated against him because of his age and his disabled wife. It cites a comment from the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EOEC) that denying medical coverage to employees and their dependents due to their relationship with a disabled person is considered ground for discrimination.


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