Bloomberg Law
April 2, 2018, 2:39 PM

Supreme Court Won’t Review Leave as a Disability Accommodation

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t review whether a former operations manager at a Wisconsin manufacturer of retail displays should have been allowed to take two to three months off to recover from back surgery.

The unpaid leave would have been in addition to 12 weeks of leave Raymond Severson took prior to having back surgery. The justices’ decision not to hear the case leaves in place a September 2017 ruling by a federal appeals court in Chicago that Heartland Woodcraft Inc. didn’t violate the Americans with Disabilities Act when it refused to let Severson take the additional leave.

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