“You snooze, you lose — you sue”

The New York Post just reported about three overweight people — one a hospital dispatcher, the second a bus driver, and the third a “would-be city garbage man,” who were fired (or not hired) allegedly because they fell asleep (or had a history of doing so) on the job.

And are now suing!

The Post said “You snooze, you lose — you sue.”

Why are they suing and for what?

You can read my article just published in Above The Law here – it is entitled “Shocking! Fired For Sleeping On The Job — And Awarded Damages!

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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]