TITLE

Was drunk driving proof of worker's disability?

PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Legal Alert for Supervisors;06/072013, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article tackles a court case which clarifies whether drunk driving is a proof of worker's disability and is covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act. A man sued his employer claiming that he is disabled because he is an alcoholic and that firing him because of his drunk-driving arrest was discriminatory. The court ruled that the employee no longer qualified for the job because he could not perform the essential job function of driving and violated his employer's rules.
ACCESSION #
88914180

 

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