Absences From Work, Not Discrimination, Caused Firing, Ohio Federal Judge Rules

Absences From Work, Not Discrimination, Caused Firing, Ohio Federal Judge Rules

CINCINNATI - A former data entry clerk for a bank was fired for violating the bank's attendance policy, not because she is deaf, an Ohio federal judge found March 19 in granting the bank summary judgment on the woman's disability discrimination claims (Angel Suttles v. U.S. Bank, N.A., No. 1:10-cv-494, S.D. Ohio; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36823).

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