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Was Medical Doctor’s Treatment at Texas Facility a Hostile Work Environment?

Was Medical Doctor’s Treatment at Texas Facility a Hostile Work Environment?

A medical doctor who’d been transferred to a new facility claimed that his disability was the reason he was subjected to a hostile work environment. He filed a lawsuit, alleging…

Tardiness, Absences Lead to Employee’s Termination — or Did Bosses Violate FMLA?

Tardiness, Absences Lead to Employee’s Termination — or Did Bosses Violate FMLA?

A man working at a medical center in Ohio was fired for violating the attendance policy. But he asserted that he was disabled and that his employers had terminated him…

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Catholic Church Becomes Question of “Ministerial Exception”

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Catholic Church Becomes Question of “Ministerial Exception”

The Music Director for St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Austin, TX, was fired. He sued, claiming violations of the ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act) and ADA (Americans with…

Man Laid Off for Several Months, Returns to Work in New Position — and with a Lawsuit

Man Laid Off for Several Months, Returns to Work in New Position — and with a Lawsuit

A tractor operator for Olin Corporation had a medical condition requiring him to work a regular daytime shift with no overtime. He was ultimately laid off for a number of…

Legal Case Centers on Whether or Not Employee Can Perform Duties with Accommodation

Legal Case Centers on Whether or Not Employee Can Perform Duties with Accommodation

A woman claimed that her former employers violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by firing her. But the company countered by stating that she couldn’t perform “essential functions” of…

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Alliant Energy Questions “Essential Functions” of Job

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Alliant Energy Questions “Essential Functions” of Job

To prove that an employee has been discriminated based on a disability, a person must show a failure for providing reasonable accommodation. But that person must also show that he/she…

Man Alleges UPS Did Not Hire Him Because He Had Been Born a Female

Man Alleges UPS Did Not Hire Him Because He Had Been Born a Female

A man who was born a female claimed that UPS didn’t hire him as a part-time package handler because the company had discriminated against him based on his gender, sexual…

USPS Employee Argues that His Attention Deficit Disorder is a Disability

USPS Employee Argues that His Attention Deficit Disorder is a Disability

A USPS employee suffering from ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) was issued a Notice of Removal after missing too many days of work. He alleged that his employers were discriminating…

Absent from Work to Care for Disabled Son — or Planning a Trip to the Casino?

Absent from Work to Care for Disabled Son — or Planning a Trip to the Casino?

A man’s absence from work during mandatory overtime was called into question, and he was fired. He claimed that his employers had discriminated against him because of his son’s disabilities,…

Was Applicant Not Hired for Failing Drug Test, or Because He Was HIV Positive?

Was Applicant Not Hired for Failing Drug Test, or Because He Was HIV Positive?

A job hopeful who applied for a position at a clinic was not hired after failing a drug test. He claims that, since he’s HIV positive, the clinic was merely…

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