Over 570 Employees with Disabilities Settle Discrimination Class Action Against the Social Security Administration

Social Security Settles Disability Bias ClaimsSocial Security settles disability bias claims

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has preliminarily approved a class-wide settlement on behalf of a class of over 570 current and former SSA employees with disabilities. The Settlement Agreement provides for sweeping improvements to SSA’s policies and processes impacting the careers of employees with disabilities, including substantial monetary relief in the amount of $9.98 million and significant programmatic changes at SSA.

The Settlement Class is represented by Daniel Goldstein and Brooke Lierman and attorneys from Berger & Montague, P.C., Disability Rights Advocates, and Schneider, Wallace, Cottrell, Konecky & Wotkyns.

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