7th Circuit Reinstates Fired Worker’s USERRA, Disability Bias Claims

Mealey's (October 7, 2015, 1:10 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 6 reinstated claims filed by an army reservist who alleges that her termination following absences due to military leave and the need to treat her post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and constituted disability discrimination (LuzMaria Arroyo v. Volvo Group North America, LLC, d/b/a Volvo Parts North America, No. 14-3618, 7th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 17527).

(Opinion available. Document #73-151009-041Z.)

LuzMaria Arroyo worked as a...
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