Don’t Discriminate Against Employees Who Are “Associated With” A Disabled Person

September 8, 2016  |  From HRCalifornia Extra

A California court recently emphasized that California’s protections against disability discrimination extend not only to disabled employees, but also to non-disabled employees who are associated with a disabled person — this is called “associational disability discrimination” (Castro-Ramirez v. Dependable Highway Express, 2016 WL 4506089v (2016)).

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