The United States Postal Service (USPS) has been sued by a former letter carrier of its Sausalito, California branch. Plaintiff Kian McCarthy had worked for USPS for more than 20 years before filing an employment lawsuit alleging disability discrimination and retaliation.
Home Depot is in hot water due to a recent workplace discrimination suit brought against the company by a former employee who worked as a merchandiser. The home improvement store has been sued for disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and employer retaliation.
The question of what is a disability, and what can be done to make accommodations for that disability at work, can sometimes be unclear. And nowhere is this more true than in California. California employment law offers a wide range of legal protections for workers who can establish a valid claim for disability discrimination at work. But what constitutes disability discrimination under California law?
Back in October, University of Southern California head football coach, Steve Sarkisian was fired due to an incident where he appeared drunk during a preseason speech. And now, Sarkisian is suing his former employer claiming that USC violated both his contract and California employment law.