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Employee Not ‘Otherwise Qualified’

Joyce Whitaker worked for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. In 2009, Whitaker advised the department of a disability involving chronic back pain. In August 2010, Whitaker requested a two-week FMLA leave for recurrent back pain, but before returning she…

Consider ADEA When Planning Staff Cutbacks

“Disparate impact” claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act arise when an employer’s seemingly neutral employment policy has a disproportionate impact on workers over 40. Karlo v. Pittsburgh Glass Works involved a reduction in force. The employer did not…

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