Disability Rights

  • Court finds employer’s business judgment is BS

    … because of her disability, or whether it fired her for stealing a bag of potato chips. The plaintiff was diagnosed with several medical conditions that restricted her from lifting over ten pounds, raising and reaching her arms above her shoulders, turning and twisting her neck, operating electric machinery, and performing repetitive motions. She was put…

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  • Times reports on forced arbitration and disability discrimination

    … NEWS/BLOG Current news at our Firm and reports from the front line on breaking news for employees. We update you on current issues in our field and explain how they affect your legal rights in the workplace. Whether it's a new statute a new court decision, an election or tips on how to protect yourself at work, read about it here and learn how to take action. …

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  • Employer short on direct threat defense

    … available objective evidence, and upon an expressly individualized assessment of the individual’s present ability to safely perform the essential functions of the job.” Chevron, 536 U.S. at 86. An employer may reasonably rely on medical evidence to make its employment decisions, but this reliance must “be reasonably based on particularized facts…

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