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Disability Discrimination Archives

Marijuana In The Workplace? It's Likely Not Protected By The ADA

Until the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) is amended, marijuana use will not be a protected activity and employers can enforce drug-free workplace policies that may interfere with the use of medical marijuana without committing disability discrimination. At least that's what it appears the Ninth Circuit reasoned in recent decision.

Personality Tests and Employment Discrimination, Part 2

Earlier this week, we covered employers' use of personality tests to inform hiring decisions. While experts disagree on the extent to which personality tests actually help determine an candidate's potential, nearly 20 percent of workplaces reported using them.

Personality Tests and Employment Discrimination, Part 1

A hearing and speech-impaired woman recently filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging that an employer discriminated against her based on the results of a personality test. Personality tests are a common recruiting tool and the results can sometimes mean the difference between a new job opportunity and a rejection.

$1.25 Million For LA County's Failure To Accommodate A Disability

Myrone Bollinger was a bailiff in the Los Angeles criminal court, employed by the LA County Sheriff's office. She suffered from a physical disability that made it difficult for her to go on patrol as required by her position.

Workers With Disabilities Among Hardest Hit In Recession

Senator Tom Harkin, chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions painted a bleak picture for disabled Americans wanting to enter or stay in the workforce across the U.S. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), less than one-third of disabled Americans were considered part of the workforce in June and even fewer were actually working.

UPS Driver Sues For Disability Discrimination Based On PTSD

Sergio Cervantes, a former UPS delivery driver, witnessed the execution of a gang member while completing his delivery route. He stopped, got out of his van and held the dying man in his arms, doing what seemed like the right thing, but making himself a gang target at the same time. Several gang members asked Cervantes' coworkers about him - his name, the route he drives - essentially looking for information on where he could be found.

San Diego Ordered To Pay $500,000 To Disabled Former Employee

David Flores was employed by the City of San Diego as a mechanical inspector when he was involved in a car accident while on the job in 2006. He suffered an injury to his spine during the crash and was off for several months recuperating from the crash.

Is Cancer Considered A Disability Under The ADA?

A cancer diagnosis can be frightening enough itself, add to it the changes that are in store as you begin or continue to battle the disease and the effect that cancer may have on your work life may not seem quite so important. But, the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) likely extend to an employee diagnosed with cancer.

Wendy's Violated ADA By Refusing To Hire Hearing-Impaired Cook

A Wendy's franchisee has been sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for discriminating against a job applicant based on a disability. The hearing-impaired individual had applied for a cook's position with the fast-food chain but claims he was not hired, despite his experience, because of his disability, in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

Regular Attendance An Essential Job Function For NICU Nurses Under ADA

A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurse in Oregon who suffered from fibromyalgia was fired after accumulating too many absences, in violation of her employer's limit of five unplanned absences per year. The NICU nurse sued her employer for failing to accommodate her disability as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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