7th Circuit Rejects Associational Discrimination Claim

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One of the unusual features of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is that it includes a provision prohibiting discrimination “because of the known disability of an individual with whom [the employee] is known to have a relationship or association.” A recent decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin—examined the scope of the ADA’s associational discrimination prong.

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Starting in 2011, Frank Pierri worked as a chemist for Medline Industries, Inc. His first 4 years at Medline went very well, and he earned several promotions and received

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