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Tech Mahindra sued by US agency for alleged discrimination

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Tech Mahindra is facing legal action by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over accusations of unfair treatment towards a deaf job applicant. 

Robert Rademacher, who was deaf, was interviewed for an automation engineer position with Tech Mahindra. 

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However, the company abruptly halted the interview, citing concerns about accommodating an onsite sign-language interpreter

The EEOC statement said: "Tech Mahindra followed up with an email telling him, 'While you have the perfect skill set for this role it would be a challenge having an interpreter onsite.' 

“Rademacher explained that an onsite interpreter was not necessary, as there was technology that could allow for virtual interpretation. 

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“Tech Mahindra still refused to hire him.”

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