9th Circuit Reinstates Railroad Worker's Disability Bias Suit

9th Circuit Reinstates Railroad Worker's Disability Bias Suit

SEATTLE - The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Nov. 5 reversed a summary judgment ruling for an employer in a disability bias suit, finding that once a disabled employee has given notification of his disability and requested accommodation, the employer must engage in an interactive process to clarify the employee's needs and identify appropriate accommodation (Danny Snapp v. United Transportation Union, et al., No. 12-35714, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 22457).

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