Case: Disability Discrimination/Failure to Accommodate (M.D. Fla.)

April 7, 2021, 4:51 PM

A former “business solutions field supervisor” for Charter Communications, Inc. in Florida who had been prescribed opioids may not proceed with his claim that Charter failed to properly accommodate his disability, a federal district court said. He didn’t show that he was a qualified individual because he couldn’t perform his essential responsibility of remaining awake, given that Charter caught him sleeping on the job on multiple occasions and his purported request that supervisors alert him when he appeared drowsy was unreasonable; additionally, he didn’t provide evidence that he made any specific reasonable accommodation requests as all of his requests were...

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