Amazon Hit With ADA Suit After Medical Pot Patient's Firing
By Sarah Jarvis (March 12, 2021, 2:00 PM EST) -- Amazon Logistics Inc. has been sued by a prospective delivery driver who alleged that the company rescinded a job offer during training after his positive marijuana test, despite assurances that his medical marijuana treatment would not affect his hire.
David Bisacca said in Thursday's complaint that Amazon and Pennsylvania-based JMP Logistics Inc. violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, and that they denied him reasonable accommodations for his post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.
"Plaintiff was: point-blank discriminated against for his actual or perceived disabilities; not accommodated; and/or discriminated against for having a lawful medical marijuana certification issued by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania," Bisacca...
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