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Workplace Issues: Dismissal of cook with hepatitis was in violation of the ADA

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled on Oct. 26 that sufficient evidence existed for the jury to find that a nursing home cook was fired because she was regarded as disabled, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, affirming a $21,240 verdict, EEOC v. Heartway Corp., (10th Cir., no. ...