Office Worker's Perfume Sensitivity Spawns Suit Over 'Reasonable Accommodations'
August 9, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal judge has denied judgment on the pleadings to an employer accused of failing to provide reasonable accommodations to a worker alleging a severe chemical sensitivity to perfume in the workplace, but dismissed a claim for punitive damages as unrecoverable under applicable law. Core v. Champaign County Board of County Commissioners, No. 3:11-cv-166 (S.D. Ohio).
Following the July 30 order by U.S. District Judge Timothy S. Black, the defendant Champaign County Board of County Commissioners renewed its motion for summary judgment on state disability and Americans with Disabilities Act claims brought by former employee Pamela ...
Motion for Summary Judgment