Central NY company hit with $1.6 million judgment for refusing to interview deaf candidate

McLane Northeast Baldwinsville

McLane Northeast on McLane Drive in Lysander.Google

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A jury hit a distribution operation in Lysander with a $1.6 million judgment Thursday for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The company refused to interview a deaf applicant in 2018, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged. The EEOC sued McLane Northeast in federal court in 2020.

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