Case: Disability Discrimination/Discharge (N.D. Ind.)

Jan. 14, 2022, 9:15 PM

A federal district court granted Franciscan Alliance Inc. summary judgment on a terminated director’s Americans with Disabilities Act claims alleging that she was paid less than her temporary replacement, denied the option to step down from her position to a coordinator position, and ultimately fired after filing an EEOC complaint. The court found that the director, who suffers from anxiety and major depressive disorder, among other things, failed to properly communicate her need for accommodations related to her other alleged disabilities, didn’t provide any evidence showing that her discrimination complaints were in any way linked to her pay, disabilities, or ...

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