Victor Breehe has filed a lawsuit against a Black & Decker manufacturing plant in Tennessee. Breehe failed a medical test used to predict whether an employee is likely to develop carpal tunnel syndrome. Breehe claims that the test discriminates against those the company considers disabled, a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A federal court has ruled that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can advance with a lawsuit against a hotel group for allegedly failing to safeguard consumers’ personal information. The FTC accused the Wyndham Worldwide Corporation of failing to implement adequate security in its computer system, which led to three data breaches between April 2008 and January 2010.