Telecommuting May Be Reasonable For Ford Worker: 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 22, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT) -- Stressing that technology has made telecommuting easier, the Sixth Circuit on Tuesday revived the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's claims that Ford Motor Co. had failed to accommodate a worker with irritable bowel syndrome by letting her work from home most days.

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court overturned and remanded a Michigan federal judge's decision to grant summary judgment to Ford on the agency's claims that automaker violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by refusing former resale buyer Jane Harris' proposal that she be...
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Case Information

Case Title

EEOC v. Ford Motor Company

Case Number



Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1445 Americans w/Disabilities Act-Empl

Date Filed

November 12, 2012

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