The giant telecommunications company, Verizon Communications, has agreed to settle a lawsuit with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission that claimed the company discriminated against employees with disabilities. The EEOC said that Verizon's attendance policy did not reasonably accommodate workers with disabilities.
A class action lawsuit was filed against Verizon Wireless that claims the company improperly bills consumers for "unidentified, unwarranted and recurring" charges for its "Get It Now" download service. The lawsuit alleges that the mobile phone company is violating the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Truth-in-Billing Act.
Even though the FCC approved the merger between Comcast and NBCU, there will be continued negotiation and litigation surrounding the deal and the conditions imposed upon it by the FCC. According to a Post Tech blog by Cecilia Kang, last week, Consumers Union and the Consumer Federation of America asked the FCC to examine practices by Comcast to see if the group is violating the FCC's new rules on net neutrality.
Verizon Communications announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission. The company claims that the FCC went beyond its level of power and influence on business when it passed its net neutrality rule last December.