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United Airlines v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Petition for certiorari denied on May 28, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-707 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether, if a disability prevents an employee from performing the essential functions of his or her current position even with accommodation, the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq., requires an employer to reassign a minimally qualified disabled employee to a vacant position as a “reasonable accommodation” even though another individual is entitled to the position under the employer’s established best-qualified selection system.

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 6 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 9, 2013)
Jan 3 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 8, 2013.
Jan 7 2013Brief amici curiae of Equal Employment Advisory Council, et al. filed.
Feb 6 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 11, 2013.
Mar 1 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 10, 2013.
Apr 3 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 24, 2013.
Apr 24 2013Brief of respondent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in opposition filed.
May 6 2013Reply of petitioner United Airlines, Inc. filed.
May 7 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 23, 2013.
May 28 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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