Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ninth Circuit Dismisses Nurse’s Disability Discrimination Claim, Finding That Where Regular Attendance is an Essential Function of the Job Position, Employee’s Disability-Induced Irregular Attendance was Fatal to Her Claim

In Samper v. Providence St. Vincent Med. Ctr., 675 F.3d 1233 (9th Cir. 2012), the Ninth Circuit stated: “This case tests the limits of an employer’s attendance policy.  Just how essential is showing up for work on a predictable basis?  In … Continue reading

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