Whole Foods Faces Class Suit For Allegedly Denying Workplace Accommodations
Mealey's (November 3, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A former Whole Foods Market Group Inc. worker filed a class complaint Oct. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois seeking damages for Whole Foods’ alleged refusal to allow employees with medical restrictions to return to work, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (Yolanda Toolie, et al. v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., No. 16-10113, N.D. Ill.).
(Complaint available. Document #43-161104-018C.)
Yolanda Toolie was employed by Whole Foods from June 2010 until July 2012. During her...