Case: Disability Discrimination/Reasonable Accommodation (D.S.C.)

Sept. 14, 2021, 8:14 PM

A former employee of Aldora Aluminum & Glass Prods., Inc., who had difficulty gripping and climbing ladders because of his injured hand, is entitled to a trial on his claim that he was denied a reasonable accommodation in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal court in South Carolina ruled. There is a factual dispute as to whether he notified his supervisor that he required some accommodation to work on ladders, the court said. While Aldora claims he could take a break whenever he wanted, his testimony tends to demonstrate he was criticized for, and eventually discharged because ...

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