Ex-Wendy's Manager Denied Class Cert. In Disability Suit

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Friday that a former Wendy's International Inc. manager's suit alleging she was fired after requesting accommodations for her disability did not qualify as a class action because individual class members' cases would be too dissimilar from one another.

U.S. District Judge Terrence F. McVerry said the claims failed to meet the commonality requirement for class certification because, for each worker who joined the class, the court would have to determine whether the employee was "a qualified individual with a disability" who...
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