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Claims doomed by ‘chronic absenteeism’ (access required)

Where a woman was chronically absent, missing part or all of 27 out of 70 shifts, her inability to attend work regularly rendered her incapable of performing the essential functions of her job. Thus, her pregnancy and disability discrimination claims, as well as her failure to accommodate claim, were doomed. Background Clara Schack brought this case under ...