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Case: Disability Discrimination/Discharge (D. Or.)

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:00 PM

A federal district court in Oregon rejects a magistrate judge’s recommendation that summary judgment be granted to a Chipotle restaurant on a claim by a manager with irritable bowel syndrome alleging that he was discharged because he took several days of leave for his condition, rather than for performance issues. His evidence that his supervisor gave him new performance goals after telling him that his performance had improved just before he went on leave and was terminated, that the supervisor’s superior expressed surprise about any disciplinary actions because the supervisor also told him of the manager’s improvements, and that the...

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