Fired for health-program refusal, suit says

Posted: August 21, 2014 at 2:27 a.m.

Orion Energy Systems Inc. was sued Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for reportedly punishing, then firing, a worker who refused to participate in a company wellness program.

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This Sept. 18, 2013 file photo shows the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington. Minutes of the Fed's discussion at its July 29-30, 2014 meeting show that some officials thought the economy was improving enough that the Fed would need "to call for a relatively prompt move" toward reducing the support it has been providing. Otherwise, they felt the Fed risked overshooting its targets for unemployment and inflation.

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