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Lengthy absence dooms failure-to-accommodate claim (access required)

Where an employee was absent from work for nearly 12 months, she was not able to perform the essential functions of her position, dooming her failure-to-accommodate claim. Background Lolita Matammu’s amended complaint alleges three claims for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, and one claim for a violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment ...