Most employers are probably well-aware that the Americans
with Disabilities Act ("ADA") prohibits discrimination against qualified
applicants and employees on the basis of disability. In Stansberry v.
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation [...
You likely know that the ADA protects employees from discrimination “because of the known disability of an individual with whom the qualified individual is known to have a relationship or association.” But did you know that the ADA has three...
Eugene Stansberry, who sued his former employer for disability discrimination, is not disabled. His wife, however, is, suffering from Polyarteritis Nodosa , a rare and debilitating autoimmune disorder. Stansberry sued Air Wisconsin Airlines under the...