Consumer Law

Americans with Disabilities Act Prohibits Hostile Work Environments

The Second Circuit’s ruling is clear: “hostile work environment claims are cognizable under the ADA.”

Christopher Fox began working for Costco in 1996. He has Tourette syndrome.  According to Fox, one symptom of his Tourette syndrome is that “he would often touch the floor before moving.” He also has a verbal tic, which manifests itself in Fox swearing. Fox stated that he would cough “in order to prevent others from hearing him swear.”

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