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Employer-Employee: Disability Discrimination- Corrections Officer- Ability to Perform Essential Job Functions

Plaintiff was a 56-year-old woman employed as a corrections officer. Plaintiff was injured during inmate encounters and required surgery. Plaintiff requested transfer to the DMV to accommodate her permanent injuries, but defendant terminated her employment because she could not resume ...

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Employer-Employee: Disability Discrimination- Arbitration Agreement- Consideration

Defendants appealed the denial of their motion to compel arbitration. Defendants sought to arbitrate plaintiff’s disability-discrimination claim pursuant to an employment agreement. The trial court ruled the arbitration provision in the agreement unenforceable because plaintiff’s at-will employment was not valid ...

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Employee – Employer: Disability Discrimination- Collective Bargaining Agreement

Where an employee brought a disability discrimination claim against her employer after the employer placed him on administrative leave and ordered him to undergo testing for alcoholism, the employee’s claim cannot be resolved without interpreting a collective bargaining agreement, so ...

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