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Case Name EEOC v. Transportation Solutions EE-IL-0227
Docket / Court 05 C 5043 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In September 2005, the EEOC district office in Chicago, Illinois brought this suit against Transportation Solutions in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The complaint alleged that the defendant refused a deaf job applicant an interview or offer because of his ... read more >
In September 2005, the EEOC district office in Chicago, Illinois brought this suit against Transportation Solutions in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The complaint alleged that the defendant refused a deaf job applicant an interview or offer because of his disability in violation of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990.

A consent decree was entered in April 2006. The parties agreed that the defendant would pay the aggrieved party $40,000, refrain from retaliating or discriminating on the basis of disability, post EEO notices, distribute EEO notices, keep records of complaints, provide EEO training to all its staff, and make semiannual reports certifying its compliance with the terms of the decree. The decree was to last for two years. The docket sheet doesn't show any further enforcement took place; the case was presumably closed in 2008.

Jason Chester - 06/14/2007
- 06/13/2017


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitoring
Post/Distribute Notice of Rights / EE Law
Provide antidiscrimination training
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Retaliation Prohibition
Discrimination-area
Accommodation / Leave
Hiring
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. ยงยง 12111 et seq.
Defendant(s) Transportation Solutions, LLC
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2006 - 2008
Case Closing Year 2008
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
1:05-cv-05043 (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0227-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/28/2006
General Documents
Complaint
EE-IL-0227-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/01/2005
Consent Decree
EE-IL-0227-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/25/2006

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