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6th Circuit: No Accommodation Available For Disabled Public Works Employee

Mealey's (November 10, 2016, 7:30 AM EST) -- CINCINNATI — A Tennessee city public works employee who was terminated after his doctor ordered that he could no longer perform outdoor work failed to show that there was an available indoor job for which he was qualified, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 25, affirming a trial court’s ruling for the city (Jimmy Mathis v. City of Red Bank, No. 16-5195, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 19423).

(Opinion available.  Document #73-161111-012Z.)

Jimmy Mathis was hired by the City of Red Bank,...
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