Case: Disability Discrimination/Reasonable Accommodation (4th Cir.)

Oct. 13, 2021, 6:46 PM

The county of New Hanover, North Carolina was properly granted summary judgment on the claim of a former employee who alleged that he was denied a reasonable accommodation when the county delayed in providing him his requested enclosed office, required him to share it with a coworker, and denied him the opportunity to telework, the Fourth Circuit ruled. It took less than two months for the county to implement his requested enclosed office, part of the delay was attributable to the employee, and he asked only for an enclosed office, not a private one, the court said. His performance wasn’t ...

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