6th Circ. Overturns Police Sick Leave Decision

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 4:54 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit on Wednesday overturned a ruling that favored plaintiffs in a class action brought by Columbus, Ohio, police officers over a directive requiring that they provide a doctor's note in order to be granted sick leave.

In its ruling, a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, which had ruled that the directive violated both the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the First, Fifth and...
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