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Case: Disability Discrimination/Promotion (W.D. Pa.)

May 22, 2020, 7:22 PM

A Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was placed on permanent limited duty status as a Procurement and Supply Officer due to removal of part of his shoulder after developing cancer isn’t entitled to summary judgment on his Rehabilitation Act claim alleging that he was denied a promotion-in-place—a promotion from one rank to another while still performing the same job function the member has already been performing in the lower rank—because of his disability. A factual dispute exists as to whether the PSP’s explanations for the non-promotion—he was unable to meet the requirement of all prospective promotees that they be able...

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