ADA Bias Claim Upended by Kentucky Law’s Definition of ‘Disability’
It’s no secret that employment lawyers avoid suing Kentucky employers in federal court because of the “employee-friendly” dismissal standard in state court. Employees assert discrimination claims under the (KCRA) rather than federal law in an attempt to avoid federal court. However, that strategy comes with a price in disability discrimination claims. A Kentucky court recently ruled that the KCRA contains a narrower definition of “disability” than the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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