The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently reversed a summary judgment for an employer in an age and disability discrimination matter.
/cdklawyers.com// 11/10/2012 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of an employment discrimination lawsuit because it found that the ministerial exception applied. This exception bars employment discrimination lawsuits brought by ministers against their churches. Cannata v. Catholic Diocese of Austin, No. 11-51151 (5th Cir. Oct. 24, 2012), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/11/11-51151-CV0.wpd.pdf. The […]
/cdklawyers.com// 12/14/2010 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently addressed disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Winborne v. Sunshine Health Care, Inc., No. 09-60765 (5th Cir. Nov. 17, 2010), available at: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/09/09-60765.0.wpd.pdf. The plaintiff worked as a nurse for the defendant, a rest home. She suffered attacks involving temporary loss of awareness, but […]