BA638_Assignment 3.1

BA638_Assignment 3.1 - BA 638 Assignment 3.1 (Chapter 6,...

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BA 638 Assignment 3.1 (Chapter 6, Question 5) Background (from text): An employee with bipolar disorder worked as a supervisor for a lawn and tree care service. He had previously been terminated for failing to report to work, but was subsequently rehired. After again failing to show up to work for a two-week period, he returned to work and provided his supervisor with information about bipolar disorder, the ADA, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. The employer requested that the employee provide medical documentation of his condition and proof that he could safely perform the duties of a supervisor. When the employee failed to provide the requested medical documentation, he was terminated. Did the employer violate the ADA? Why or why not? ( Denman v. Davey Tree Expert Co., 2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 30048 (6 th Cir.)) Did the employer violate the ADA? The short answer to this question is no, because the employee did not prove that he was disabled and therefore he is not a member of the protected class. The logic behind this decision will be described in detail in the next section. However, this is a fairly straightforward case, so I will go into a little more detail about the Americans with Disabilities Act to further the
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