A new court decision involving a RadioShack employee broadcast this lesson loud and clear. The court sent the case to a jury trial because the fired employee could show that his termination resulted from “bias concerning his disability” rather than the performance reasons cited by RadioShack. (Walerstein v. RadioShack Corp., E.D.N.Y., No. 04 CV 1096 (SJ) (SMG), 3/30/07).
What does this new ruling mean to you?
In this case, a part-time sales associate of 19 years could only see out of one eye and had severe hearing loss. He requested a...(register to read more)