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U.S. Supreme Court,
Labor/Employment

Jul. 8, 2024

Supreme Court to review division on ADA rights for former employees

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review the 11th Circuit's recent holding in Stanley v. City of Sanford to address a decades-long split among the circuits regarding whether former employees have the right to sue under Title I of the ADA for discrimination related to post-employment benefits. The court's decision should provide clarity about the scope of the ADA's coverage and their rights regarding post-employment benefits.

Amy G. Zavidow

Associate, Perona | Langer | Beck | Harrison

Employment Department

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review the 11th Circuit’s recent holding in Stanley v. City of Sanford, 83 F.4th 1333 (2023), to address a decades-long split among the circuits regarding whether former employees have the right to sue under Title I of the ADA for discrimination related to post-employment benefits that they earned during their employment. Since there are currently millions of disabled Americans who rely on retirement ben...

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