11th Circuit: Police Officer Failed To Prove Disability Bias, Retaliation

11th Circuit: Police Officer Failed To Prove Disability Bias, Retaliation

ATLANTA - A police officer who was injured while off duty had no claim for failure to provide him with reasonable accommodation when he never requested a transfer, had no right to additional leave time when he failed to show that he would be able to perform his job duties within the near future and could not show retaliation or bias based on his termination when he could not perform his job, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 4, affirming a trial court's decision (Kevin G. Roddy, a.k.a. Kevin Grayson Roddy v. City of Villa Rica, Georgia, No. 12-15218, 11th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 20324).

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