American Airlines and a subsidiary will pay $9.8 million in stock to settle claims that they failed to help disabled employees return to work.
Federal officials say American and Envoy Air fired or put some workers on unpaid leave instead of making reasonable efforts to reassign them.
The workers' disabilities ranged from cancer to back and knee injuries.
A lawsuit and consent agreement were filed Friday in federal court in Phoenix by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for 12 named former workers and others in similar circumstances.
The agency says violations of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act occurred from 2009 until August 2015.
American spokesman Matt Miller said the policies were legacies of carriers that merged with American, which then worked to "harmonize legacy policies" with present standards.
Federal agents have arrested a former credit union branch manager in Pueblo that they believe stole more than $125,000 from the savings accounts of a woman in her 90s.
According to multiple reports, the Trump administration has given the Center for Disease Control a list of seven words that are banned from use in any official documents being put together for next year's budget.
A giant blue frame installed at Garden of the Gods by the City of Colorado Springs is drawing fire from purists not in favor of the touristy item.
Squatters take over a Pueblo woman's home and refuse to leave. Sound like a familiar case? As News 5 Investigates has reported, police often can't do anything about these situations until homeowners evict the squatters. Lawmakers are hoping to change that next year with new legislation that will offer more protections for homeowners dealing with squatting situations. The final touches are being put on the bill this week. As soon as we have a copy of the bill, we'll s...