A termination conducted as part of a large-scale reduction in force was proper, despite the former employee’s allegations of disability-related discrimination and retaliation, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided.
A manufacturing employee who sought a permanent exception from his company’s shift rotation could not go to trial on his disability claims because he did not await the company’s final decision before resigning, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama held.
A police academy lawfully dismissed an individual from the academy for failing to be honest during questioning about his disabled parking placard, according to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of Americans with Disabilities Act claims of a Lowe’s market director who could not find a position within his limitations after becoming permanently disabled.
A California appellate court reversed a $2.9 million verdict awarded to a former college employee on her disability accommodation claims under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many California businesses are trying to apply existing laws to a new situation and are left with many unanswered questions.