Is Stuttering A Reason Not To Hire Someone?

In Above The Law, I ask in my new article “Is Stuttering A Reason Not To Hire Someone?”

“Stuttering is more than just a speech issue … it may also be an employment issue, since the workplace is a microcosm of society and shares its issues. Communicating is, after all, a human activity that takes place everywhere – including on the job.

Is stuttering a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”)? And can a person who stutters be refused a job or fired?”

Read the entire article here.   Read all of my Above The Law articles here.


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Richard Cohen

Richard B. Cohen is a partner in the New York City office of FisherBroyles, LLP, a national law firm. Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States. Email Richard at [email protected]