6th Circuit Upholds Firing Of Worker Who Was Involuntarily Committed

(September 9, 2015, 2:43 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — An employer did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it terminated an employee one day after he was involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital, a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Sept. 3 (John Yarberry v. Gregg Appliances, Inc., No. 14-3960, 6th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15879).

(Opinion available. Document #73-150911-014Z.)

John Yarberry was hired as a sales associate in a Cincinnati Gregg Appliances Inc. (Hhgregg) store in October 2010. He was promoted to management training in February...
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