Ford Gets EEOC's Disability Bias Case Kicked

Law360, New York (September 10, 2012, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge dismissed the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's disability discrimination case against Ford Motor Co. on Monday, holding that an employee's proposal to work from home four days a week because of irritable bowel syndrome was not reasonable.

U.S. District Judge John Corbett O'Meara granted Ford's motion for summary judgment on the EEOC's failure to accommodate and retaliation claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act, agreeing with Ford's argument that Jane Harris wasn't qualified for her resale buyer position because of absenteeism and...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Ford Motor Company


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5:11-cv-13742

Court

Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment

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John Corbett O'Meara

Date Filed

August 26, 2011

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