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Didlake’s Settlement With the EEOC Results in a $1M Fine

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Nonprofit government contractor Didlake has reached a settlement with the EEOC after it was accused of discrimination against deaf employees. As per the agreement of the disability discrimination settlement, the company will have to pay $1,017,500 USD and provide programmatic relief. The lawsuit alleged that the company was in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which required employers to provide reasonable accommodations for employees if it did not pose an undue hardship to them. The case was filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland after pre-litigation settlement negotiations were insufficient to resolve the issue. 

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