Merrie Sager is suing Huntington Beach, California for firing her after 32 years on the job. The deaf woman says she was dismissed from her job as a library clerk because of discrimination. The city claims she threw a book and yelled during work and is a threat to others. Sager explains the incident by saying she was upset that she was no longer allowed to help a volunteer with a task that she had done for years. According to the lawsuit, a new library manager failed to provide an interpreter at staff meetings as a previous manager did and there was a lack of written communication.
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Librarian Sues for Discrimination
Deaf News Today
Thu, 17 Nov 2011 19:13:00 GMT