Worker Axed For Quitting Rehab Has No Claim, 5th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Monday upheld the denial of disability bias and Family and Medical Leave Act claims lodged by a worker who was fired for violating industrial goods maker Precision Castparts Corp.'s drug-free workplace policy after quitting a substance-abuse rehabilitation program. 

An appellate panel ruled that a Texas federal judge got it right when he granted summary judgment to  Precision Castparts, holding that former employee Bryan Shirley could not establish that the company had violated either the Americans with Disabilities Act claim or the FMLA...
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