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Workplace Issues: Termination based on a seizure equals pretext

A heavy–equipment operator for a county road department brought an action against the county, the county road department, and his supervisor alleging discriminatory discharge under the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law, Dark v. Curry County Road Dept., (Ninth Cir., No. 04-36087, July 6). From the age of 16, Robert Dark has suffered from epilepsy. ...