Tootsie Roll Government Can Pursue Some Psychological Well being Bias Claims

Tootsie Roll Industries Inc., its chairman and chief human resources officer continue to face some bias claims from the vice president of physical distribution, who is on medical leave due to bipolar disorder, the Illinois Northern District decided.

According to John Majors, the company has discriminated against him for his disability, compromised his vacation rights under the Family and Sick Leave Act, and contested him in violation of the FMLA and Disabled Americans Act. He sued Tootsie Roll, chairman and CEO Ellen Rubin Gordon and HR director John Grodoski in the U.S. District …

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