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Case: Disability Discrimination/Discharge (E.D.N.C.)

Nov. 8, 2019, 8:52 PM

A systems programmer for the IT department of Cumberland County, North Carolina, who often worked remotely and was allowed to do so for two weeks after he was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis, will get a trial on his claims alleging that he was subjected to disability discrimination when the County added duties to his position that required him to be on-site and then discharged him when he failed to return to work after the denial of his physician-recommended accommodation of an additional two to three months of telecommuting due to his DVT. The additional on-site duties were added almost...

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