Tag Archives: employment discrimination

“Poor Performance” Caused by a Disability Is Not a Good Reason to Deny an Accommodation

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) requires employers to make “reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability.”  42 U.S.C.A. § 12112(b)(5)(A).  To determine an appropriate accommodation employers are required to engage … Continue reading

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7th Circuit Reverses Denial of Class-Action in Merrill Lynch Case

On February 24, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed a district court ruling denying class-action certification in an employment discrimination suit against brokerage firm Merrill Lynch. See McReynolds v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, & Smith. Case … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Claim for Employment Discrimination?

  Canberra_firefighters_e1.jpg, Peter VDW (2008) You may remember the case about the firefighter promotion exams in New Haven, Conn. that went to the U.S. Supreme Court. In that case, Ricci v. Stefano, the City of New Haven and its Civil … Continue reading

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