A nurse who was fired for insubordination after refusing to carry out an order she felt she could not handle while recovering from a serious injury could sue her employer for retaliation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
A candidate for a security guard position who had his job offer pulled because he has sight in only one eye has settled his discrimination case against the company for $40,000.
A disability discrimination suit against Northwest Airlines was not discharged by the company’s bankruptcy, the 8th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
WASHINGTON – During heated oral arguments Wednesday in a case involving religious doctrines, government interests and claims of job discrimination, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tried to carve out just how much constitutional leeway religious organizations have to fire employees without facing a job bias claim.
Public school teachers could sue for violations of federal disability discrimination law based on allegations that they were denied a reasonable accommodation in the form of smaller class sizes, the 1st Circuit has ruled in reversing dismissals.