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UPS Worker Can’t Show Disability Wasn’t Accommodated: 6th Cir.

Nov. 30, 2018, 9:11 PM

A United Parcel Service employee in Tennessee failed to support her claim that the company didn’t do enough to help her out after she hurt her back on the job, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled Nov. 30.

The company wasn’t required to immediately allow Melissa Brumley to work in a package sorter position that a doctor recommended as falling within her lifting restrictions, the appeals court said. The Americans with Disabilities Act permitted UPS to require Brumley to participate in an interactive process to find a reasonable accommodation that suited both her and the company, ...