11th Circ. Told To Revive Disability Discrimination Suit

By Brett Barrouquere (March 10, 2021, 2:16 PM EST) -- A former worker for steel company Carpenter Technology Corp. wants the Eleventh Circuit to revive his disability discrimination lawsuit, saying a lower court ignored his efforts to return to work while the company forced him to take leave.

In a brief filed Monday, Charles Cameron Cooke said a federal judge in Alabama overlooked evidence of accommodations made to other employees and how the company refused to grant him intermittent leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act when ruling for Carpenter Technology.

Cooke said the evidence showed his employer violated the ADA and FMLA by requiring...

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