Temple University was sued for firing an assistant director of housekeeping after she requested multiple weeks off for chronic high blood pressure issues. Situational high blood pressure is brought on by stress, and can cause severe pain.


A long-time, deaf employee of UPS has sued the shipping giant after being terminated, claiming he was discriminated against because of his disability. Ayon claims that UPS rarely provided him with an interpreter despite his repeated requests. As a result, he was unable to follow what was being discussed at mandatory meetings, including those involving safety.