Union Pacific workers file class action ADA complaint against railroad

Published: March 23, 2016

Last updated on March 31st, 2016

On February 19, 2016, six current and former employees of Union Pacific Railroad Company filed a class action lawsuit in the Western District of Washington at Seattle (Case No. CV15-1865JCC), asserting that Union Pacific engaged in a pattern and practice of discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C 12101 et seq.

The case alleges that Union Pacific has forced numerous, long-time employees out of work due to UNION PACIFICtheir actual or perceived disabilities, even though they could effectively perform their jobs. To read the entire story, or for more information, click here.