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Sepulveda-Vargas v. Caribbean Restaurants, LLC

In “lesson straight out of the school of hard knocks,” a sympathetic plaintiff—who was beaten over the head while on the job (causing PTSD, severe depression) and then denied an accommodation (fixed hours rather than rotating shifts)—cannot prevail in his Americans with Disabilities Act suit against his employer, says the First Circuit. Working in rotating shifts is an essential part of his job, assistant manager at a fast food chain in Puerto Rico.


Tags: 2018, ADA, First Circuit, Labor Law

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