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Cotto v. Ardagh Glass Packing, Inc., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135194 (D.N.J. Aug. 10, 2018)

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Common Sense Prevails: Waiving a Drug Test as a Condition of Employment is Not a Reasonable Accommodation

FordHarrison LLP • August 21, 2018
Executive Summary: In Cotto v. Ardagh Glass Packing, Inc., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135194 (D.N.J. Aug. 10, 2018), a case of first impression, the federal district court held that neither New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (LAD) nor Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (CUMMA) require an employer to waive a drug test as a condition of employment. The court dismissed claims of discrimination, retaliation, and failure to accommodate the plaintiff’s disability.