The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI), a transportation company headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, with operations throughout the United States. The suit claims that PTI violated federal law by refusing to hire a job applicant because of her opioid addiction disability. According to the lawsuit, a woman receiving Suboxone treatment for her opioid addiction applied to be a driver at PTI’s Bluefield, West Virginia, office. After making her a conditional offer, PTI told the applicant that she was required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In advance of . . .
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