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Needlework: Did the Second Circuit Err in 'Stevens v. Rite Aid'?

, New York Law Journal


Onya Brinson discusses the Second Circuit's reversal of a district trial court verdict that found a Rite Aid pharmacist had been the victim of disability discrimination when his employer terminated him for refusing to administer vaccinations because of his fear of needles. Was administering vaccinations an essential function, and could the defendant could have provided the pharmacist with a reasonable accommodation?

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