All Questions and Answers about Discrimination: Disability

What should I do after State Personnel Board findings nothing wrong?
I am an Registered Nurse at the California State Prison. I have a disability that job injury related and received a 20% permanent disability( Neck) with restriction no lifting more than 25lbs. I reque...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 23, 2011 07:40 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Does my dad have a case?
My father was a Dentist for a Hospital. He was diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes several years ago. He currently has to take insulin shots and if his sugar drops significantly he needs to consume glucose...
1 answer  |  asked May 18, 2011 10:45 AM [EST]  |  applies to Wisconsin

I have been on a medical leave for 3 months. I returned to work for 3 days. I had to extend my lea
I was still sick and had to extend my medical leave 7 weeks. I got a letter from my employer stating I voluntarily quit and am no longer employed. Do I have a wrongful termination case?
2 answers  |  asked Jan 7, 2011 1:32 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

Not Provide An Accomodation
I have stage IV cancer and receive chemotherapy treatments. I'm also a school teacher. I have made several accomodation requests to my employer to move me out of such a high stress position but I eith...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 4, 2010 09:35 AM [EST]  |  applies to Texas

Without representation, do I have to speak to opposing counsel?
US District Court Case, ADA discrimination District of Hawaii specifies that parties must have a "meeting" at least 21 days prior to the Scheduling Conference. Failing to secure counsel thus far, do I...
2 answers  |  asked Oct 5, 2010 4:54 PM [EST]  |  applies to Hawaii

How far back can EEOC go to use evidence to support a claim?
can serious examples of discrimination in a workers history with an employer be used to support a claim? Ex. employee was the only one that was not promoted, even though all workers in that job descri...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 26, 2010 09:14 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

can an employer stop granting reasonable accomodations and fire a disabled worker
a man had been working for emp.X for 8 yrs. he had been granted reasonable accomodations for his disability, all of a sudden he was fired for what the reasonable accomodations had at one time covered....
1 answer  |  asked Sep 26, 2010 09:04 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can a State determination be used to support a claim of discrimination?
the state of Florida found that I quit due to intolerable working conditions. They allowed me to receive unemployment benifits. Can this determination be used to support my discrimination claim with t...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 24, 2010 11:09 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Is it ever correct to stop the EEOC investigation process and obtain a right to sue letter?
I believe I have an excellent case against my former employer. They failed to engage in the interactive process (I am a diabetic)and therefore could not reasonably accommodate. I can prove causal conn...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 4, 2010 09:35 AM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

Can an employee be demoted after they asked for an accommodation based on their disability?
My mother was recently demoted for "quality" after she requested an accommodation based on her MS. She is a resident manager at a national hotel chain and request a ramp for her apartment door because...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 4, 2010 10:07 AM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

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