First Wellness Program Participation Litigation

Posted on September 29, 2014 by - Newsfeed

EEOC has filed the first suit against an employer who has punished, then fired, an employee who refused to participate in the company’s wellness program.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Wants to ban the company from forcing employees to have medical exams or answer disability-related questions
  • Hopes to prevent co’s from retaliating from employees if they
    object
  • Wants compensation for the plaintiff from Orion Energy Systems (WI)
  • Case still in litigation, first of its kind

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