Articles From Melissa Fried Spence

Fourth Circuit Ruling Finds Employee Is Not a ‘Qualified Individual’ Under ADA When Employee Fails to Comply With Valid Safety Requirement By Melissa Fried Spence Labor and Employment Law, March 2021 In December 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit found that a former employee did not meet the definition of a “qualified individual” to afford protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act because of her failure to comply with a valid safety requirement for her position.

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