PTSD

Is it Discrimination to Call Someone a Psycho?

Posted on March 28, 2018

the situation An employee is a veteran who suffers from PTSD.  His supervisor refers to him as a “psycho” to some of his co workers on a number of occasions. Could this constitute discrimination? the ruling It might.  A manufacturing company based in Wyoming recently settled a case with the EEOC which involved similar allegations, […]

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Depression and the ADA According to the EEOC

Posted on December 22, 2016

the situation Mental health conditions, including depression and PTSD, can trigger protection under the ADA. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees based upon these conditions and also must provide reasonable accommodations to employees as necessary. But what does this mean in reality?

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No USERRA Claim Where Vet Terminated Based on Threats Made Against Co-workers

Posted on September 26, 2014
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In a recent decision, a judge in the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed the claims asserted by a United States Army veteran with PTSD that his employer had terminated him in violation of both the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemplyoment Rights Act (“USERRA”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Williamson v. Bon Secours Richmond […]

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