Judge Questions Attendance As Essential Task In EEOC Suit

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 3:43 PM EST) -- An Indiana federal judge last week refused to hand a win to either party in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's disability bias suit against AT&T Corp. over the termination of a worker with Hepatitis C, saying a question remained as to whether regular attendance was an essential job function.

Denying the parties' cross-motions for summary judgment in an order handed down Nov. 20, U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt determined that there were at least three disputed issues of law or fact in play in...
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