Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, 2014 WL 3973411 (9th Cir. 2014) Matthew Weaving worked as a police officer for the City of Hillsboro for approximately three years before his employment was terminated due to “severe interpersonal problems” between him and other employees of the police department. Weaving contended that his interpersonal problems resulted from his … Continue Reading
Green v. State of Cal., 132 Cal. App. 4th 97 (2005) Dwight Green worked as a stationary engineer at a state correctional facility for over 12 years before he was involuntarily placed on disability retirement. A jury found that in failing to provide Green reasonable accommodation for his Hepatitis C condition, the state discriminated against … Continue Reading
Pacific Gas & Elec. Co. v. WCAB, 114 Cal. App. 4th 1174 (2004) Clifford Bryan filed a workers’ compensation claim against Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) after he was forced to leave work in October 2001 due to the stress of his job in interacting with customers who did not like the company and … Continue Reading
Black & Decker Disability Plan v. Nord, 538 U.S. 822 (2003) Kenneth L. Nord was employed by a Black & Decker subsidiary as a material planner in a job classified as “sedentary” because it required up to six hours of sitting and two hours of standing or walking per day. Nord consulted with a physician … Continue Reading
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