Information: New Exemptions for Hearing Impaired Truck Drivers
Information About New Exemptions for Hearing Impaired Truck Drivers
In a guest column for the Memphis Daily News, Jim Mulroy, managing partner of Jackson Lewis’ Memphis Office, weighs in on the exemptions now being made available to hearing impaired truck drivers and what led the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to grant a request for 40 of these exemptions.
He writes: “Although the agency limited the exemption to include only the 40 applicants, it announced an intention to begin the rule-making process to address the issue. The EEOC, the Deaf Truck Drivers United and the National Association for the Deaf supported the decision.”
Read the full article at http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2013/apr/8/new-hearing-impaired-driver-exemptions/
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