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Casna v. City of Loves Park, No. 07-1044

By FindLaw Staff on July 24, 2009 5:26 PM

In an employment termination action brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, summary judgment for defendant is reversed where: 1) plaintiff is entitled to proceed to trial on her due-process claim as she had a property interest in continuing employment and defendant deprived her of it without a hearing; and 2) an informal complaint may constitute protected activity for purposes of retaliation claims under the ADA; and 3) there is a triable issue as to whether the employer initiated plaintiff's discharge because she had just protested her supervisor's possibly discriminatory attitude or because her work performance was inadequate.    

Read Casna v. City of Loves Park, No. 07-1044

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division.ivision.
Argued October 30, 2007
Decided July 24, 2009

Judges
Before MANION, ROVNER and SYKES, Circuit Judges. 
Opinion by ROVNER Circuit Judge.

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