Court Revives Blind Worker’s Lawsuit Against Montgomery County

The Daily Record article "Court revives blind worker's lawsuit against Montgomery County"4th Circuit says jury should have chance to weigh claims

Montgomery County will have to defend at trial its decision to deny a blind woman, Yasmin Reyazuddin, a job at its call center after a U.S. appeals court revived her claim that the county violated federal law by not reasonably accommodating her disability. Joe Espo, Ms. Reyazuddin’s attorney, commented, “The real significance of the case is found in the court’s holding that when an employer provides an accommodation through a reassignment it has to be a meaningful job, not just a make-work job where you are shunted off into a corner.”

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