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Labor/Employment – Reassignment backs failure-to-accommodate suit (access required)

In a case of first impression, the court held that where an employer transfers an employee from a position they could perform if provided with reasonable accommodations to a position they do not want, that could support a failure-to-accommodate claim. Background Michael Steven Wirtes sued his former employer, the City of Newport News, alleging that it failed ...

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