High Court Refuses To Hear United's Appeal Of ADA Ruling

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review a Seventh Circuit decision that the Americans with Disabilities Act obligates employers to reassign newly disabled workers to open job positions, denying a certiorari petition by United Airlines Inc.

The court did not explain why it refused to take up the ruling, which revived a class action the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission filed against United when it said the airline violated the ADA by failing to automatically assign disabled workers to vacant positions they were minimally...
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