Inability To Work OT Not A Disability: 4th Circ.

Law360, San Diego (February 10, 2012, 10:28 PM EST) -- The Fourth Circuit on Friday ruled that an employee’s inability to work overtime does not constitute a substantial limitation on a major life activity under the Americans with Disabilities Act, upholding the dismissal of a maintenance engineer’s suit against Corning Inc.

A three-judge panel found that a Virginia federal court correctly granted summary judgment to the glass and ceramics company, holding that because plaintiff Michael Boitnott’s inability to work overtime did not put significant restraints on a major life activity, he was not disabled under the...
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