EEOC Sues Opportunities and Resources, Inc. for Disability Discrimination
Work Placement Agency Discriminated Against Deaf Employees, Federal Agency Charges
HONOLULU, Hawaii – Opportunities and Resources, Inc. and ORI Anuenue Hale, Inc. (ORI), a work placement agency for individuals with disabilities, violated federal law when the agency routinely refused to provide sign language interpreters to deaf employees, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.
According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, several deaf employees made repeated requests for sign [...]