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Recovering Alcoholic’s Claims Dismissed Because He Did Not Show He Was “Disabled”

USA - March 16 2018 A federal court in New York dismissed all claims asserted by a recovering alcoholic under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation…

An Employee’s Workplace Asthma Attack May Trigger FMLA Protections

USA - May 30 2018 Many times, timing is everything (or nearly so). For example, in Dighello v. Thurston Foods, Inc. (and unlike the Eleventh Circuit’s ruling in Bailey…

What Vermont’s Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Means for Employers

USA - June 21 2018 Vermont’s recreational marijuana law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2018, lifts penalties for individuals possessing limited amounts of marijuana…

Kathryn J. Russo, Martha Van Oot.

DOT-Regulated Truck Driver’s Claims Dismissed Because He Could Not Prove “Shy Bladder” Condition

USA - April 3 2019 An employer lawfully terminated a commercial motor vehicle driver after the driver was unable to provide a sufficient amount of urine during a random…

Employee’s Receipt of Social Security Benefits May Prevent a Subsequent Claim for Disability Discrimination under the ADA

USA - May 6 2019 An employee who applies for and receives Social Security disability benefits may be judicially estopped from bringing a disability discrimination…