Employer May Eliminate Light Duty Job

By Beth Ann Lennon In Dunderdale v. United Airlines, the employee suffered from a back injury that prevented him from performing any heavy lifting. The employer assigned him to a light duty position – sitting at a computer scanning bags as they went by. Several years later, in response to employees’ requests, the employer included […]

“Copy-Cat” Defense Prevails – Twice

By Andy Volin Employers may be sued for discrimination more than once, but usually later lawsuits are based on different events. A Texas employer recently persuaded a jury that new claims against it were fabricated by employees who knew about a prior successful lawsuit against the company and then made “copy-cat” claims. The company showed […]