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A former Biogen (BIIB) employee filed a lawsuit accusing the drug maker of failing to accommodate his Parkinson’s disease, even as the company was developing a drug for the condition, the Boston Business Journal writes. Aldrin Carao, who was hired in 2012 and had been diagnosed with the disease seven years earlier, claims that Biogen discriminated against him and backtracked on accommodations it had made for his disease before abruptly firing him in February 2016. His disease worsened over his final two years of employment, impacting his speech and ability to type.

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