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Fired Casino Worker's ADA Suit Tossed, FMLA Claims Survive

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge has thrown out claims by a former casino employee that his firing violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law, but ruled that he can continue with claims that he was fired in retaliation for taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

U.S. District Judge Robert D. Mariani said that because Rodney Laborde was fired only three days after taking the FMLA leave, and because it was unclear if Mount Airy Casino decided to start the termination process...
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Case Title

Laborde v. Mount Airy Casino


Case Number

3:16-cv-00769

Court

Pennsylvania Middle

Nature of Suit

Labor: Family and Medical Leave Act

Judge

Robert D. Mariani

Date Filed

May 5, 2016

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