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Costco Beats Worker’s Bias Claims Over Use of Mental Health Dog

June 10, 2021, 7:54 PM

A former Costco Wholesale Corp. employee failed to prove he was denied the use of a “service dog” on the job to help with his anxiety issues, fired because of his disability, and discriminated against when he returned to the store as a customer with the dog, a federal judge in Montana ruled.

Nicholas Conlan worked at a Helena, Mont., warehouse as a membership marketer service clerk and by all accounts performed his job well, the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana said. He also showed during a bench trial that his condition was a mental impairment under ...

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