In Federal Judge rules that a City of Detroit Employee can proceed with her lawsuit which alleges that her co-worker’s perfume made it difficult for her to breathe and impossible to do her job.
U.S. District Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff found that the employee’s case could proceed under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Employee “has produced evidence that her breathing is significantly restricted” and has a potential claim under the Act.
In the Suit the Employee is seeking unspecified damages but states that the major goal of the lawsuit is not monetary damages but to educate people about the issue and seek voluntary compliance for disabilities in the workplace
We will probably hear more about this case as litigation has only begun. Check out the The Detroit News story for more news on the case.