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Disabled teacher can sue over denial of part-time work

School refused accommodation for fibromyalgia

A former kindergarten teacher can proceed with a disability discrimination claim alleging that the school district refused to accommodate her fibromyalgia by permitting her to work part time, a U.S. District Court judge in Massachusetts has ruled. The Newton Public Schools argued that full-time attendance was an essential function of plaintiff Irene Incutto’s teaching position. But Judge ...

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