Wendy's Wants Class Claims Nixed In Discrimination Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (September 5, 2012, 3:53 PM EDT) -- Wendy’s International Inc. asked a federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss putative class claims against the fast food chain in a discrimination suit brought by a former employee who alleges she was laid off after the company refused to accommodate her disability.

In a brief filed in U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania, Wendy’s argued that the complaint — lodged in June by Patricia Semenko, who was allegedly fired after an extended leave of absence as she was treated for degenerative arthritis — would not qualify for...
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