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Asthmatic’s Covid-19 Suit That Spurred Telework Order Is Settled

Jan. 5, 2021, 9:56 PM

A Massachusetts worker with asthma whose employer was required by a federal judge to let work from home due to their alleged disability-related heightened risk if they contract Covid-19 has settled their lawsuit, court records show.

Gabriel Peeples sued Clinical Support Options Inc. on Sept. 3 under the Americans with Disabilities Act and a parallel Massachusetts law.

Peeples started working at the company’s Center for Community Resilience after Trauma just eight days before Gov. Charlie Baker (R) declared a state emergency because of the pandemic.

The suit alleged that Peeples is at greater risk of serious Covid-19 effects because of ...