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Sixth Circuit revives ADA claim of deaf lifeguard

Posted by on January 25, 2013

In Keith v. County of Oakland, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed summary judgment to a county pool that denied employment to a deaf lifeguard.  Setting aside the issue that seems to have captivated the internet about this case (whether it is safe to swim in a pool with a deaf lifeguard) the implications of this case for employers are profound.


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