Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, DISCRIMINATION—DISABILITY—W.D. Tex.: No trial on ADA claims of alcoholic plant operator required to miss work for court-ordered counseling, (Jan 11, 2022)

By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D.

The employee failed to show how his alcoholism, or any impairments created by it, substantially limited any major life activity so as to constitute a disability under the ADA.

An alcoholic plant operator who was fired when, as a result of third DUI, he was required to miss work for court-ordered substance abuse counseling meetings ...