Case: Disability Discrimination/FMLA/Discharge (E.D. Pa.)

Nov. 8, 2019, 7:37 PM

A disabled laborer for the Northampton Township’s Department of Parks and Recreation isn’t entitled to a trial on his claim that he was fired because of his disabilities and because he took leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, rather than for the stated reason of his use of a township snowplow to clear the drive-thru lane of a fast food restaurant. The two-and-a-half month gap between his return from FMLA leave and his discharge is insufficient to support an inference of discrimination, the township granted all of his requested accommodations, his challenge to the township’s discharge decision on...

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