Subway Faces a Lawsuit for Allegedly Firing an HIV-Positive Employee

September 29, 2015

The suit is being filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Subway has had a tough go of it lately. The sandwich mega-chain is now facing a lawsuit from a former employee who says he was fired for being HIV-positive, reports Fox 59 in Indianapolis. If that’s found to be true, it would be a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is filing the suit, claiming the employee disclosed his medical condition to the manager at a Sheridan, Ind., Subway location. After a meeting with a district manager, the store manager allegedly fired the employee…