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ADA violation: Company failed to accommodate employee after surgery

March 16, 2020


When an employee returns to work after getting a kidney transplant, the ADA requires employers to reasonably accommodate them.

One employer didn’t even try to, and ended up in court.

Accommodation requests denied

Michael Fisher worked at Nissan North America when he needed a kidney transplant. He took time off to get the surgery. When Fisher’s leave was up, management told him he could only return to his position without restrictions.

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