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Clerk wins more than $350,000 in disability discrimination suit

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in Discrimination and Harassment,FMLA Guidelines,Human Resources

A San Francisco County jury has awarded $353,680 in damages to a data entry clerk who suffered from a chronic condition that often left her with cracked and bleeding skin.

The clerk alleged her employer terminated her because of her skin condition. The employer claimed she was fired because of chronic absenteeism. The jury awarded her $200,000 in compensatory damages and $153,680 in back pay.

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