EEOC v. Granite Mesa Health Center LTD., No. 1:16-cv-01113-LY (W.D. Texas, consent decree signed Feb. 8, 2017)

Court and Agency Decisions and Orders (including case law)

In Texas, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a fired nurse assistant represented by Lambda Legal reached a settlement in an HIV employment discrimination case. The nurse assistant was fired by Granite Mesa after disclosing to the Director of Nursing that he was living with HIV and after refusing an administrator’s demand to know his viral load and CD4 count. Under the settlement, Granite agreed to pay the nurse assistant $70,000 and to conduct training on Granite Mesa’s obligations under the ADA and on HIV.