Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 1
HR Daily Advisor
MARCH 20, 2017
The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a district court’s ruling that an employee failed to establish a case of disability discrimination and retaliation. The cancer has been in remission since 1999. In 2005, she took the position of senior patient services specialist and again communicated her disability to her hiring supervisor. By Steve Jones.