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Dotty's casino chain settles ADA suit for $3.5M

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RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada company that operates the Dotty's casino chain has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a disability discrimination suit.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit earlier this year accusing the Las Vegas-based Nevada Restaurant Services of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.

It said the slot machine operator illegally fired or forced employees in Nevada and Montana to quit because they were considered disabled or had a record of disability.

In addition to the monetary relief, the company has agreed to conduct new ADA training and submit regular reports to the government verifying compliance with the settlement the next 3.5 years.

U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan signed the consent agreement in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

The EEOC has set up a hotline for potential victims to find out more information at 1-877-461-7818.

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