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Employee’s disability doesn’t shield her from termination

After discipline started, disclosed she had PTSD

An employer did not discriminate against an employee by firing her for misconduct she attributed to post-traumatic stress disorder, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. Plaintiff Kirstie Trahan allegedly referred to certain co-workers as “bitches” on more than one occasion, threw her headset, slammed her phone down before walking off, and engaged in ...

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