Beware of Side Effects from Fit-for-Duty Tests

Comstock Jr., David
September 2008
Fire Chief;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p26
Trade Publication
The article discusses the case of Eddie Haynes versus City of Montgomery, Alabama. Accordingly, the case was filed by Haynes after he was not given a release order and fit for work certification after undergoing treatment for anxiety as well as considered him voluntarily resigned from his position. In addition, the author notes that the jury's decision sided with Haynes which rules that he met disability and qualification standards and awarded him $109,000 for back pay and emotional pain.


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