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Buckle up – Disabled employee bails from rental car agency after bumpy ride


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Abstract: In a Second Circuit Court of Appeals case, a former rental car agency manager alleged that her employer had created a hostile work environment due to disability discrimination. According to her, the discrimination led to constructive discharge in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act. This article reviews the case and what the court considered in reaching its decision. A sidebar discusses a similar Seventh Circuit case in which an employee alleged religious discrimination. Lawson v. Homenuk, No. 16-3736-cv, Oct. 11, 2017 (2d Cir.) EEOC v. University of Chicago Hospitals, No. 00-4065, June 2, 2002 (7th Cir.)

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