No. S057121.

77 Cal.Rptr.2d 445 (1998)

959 P.2d 752

18 Cal.4th 1143

CITY OF MOORPARK et al., Petitioners, v. The SUPERIOR COURT of Ventura County, Respondent; Theresa L. Dillon, Real Party in Interest.

Supreme Court of California.

August 17, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Cheryl J. Kane, City Attorney, Burke, Williams & Sorensen, Harold A. Bridges and Heather C. Beatty, Los Angeles, for Petitioners.

Fred L. Main, Sacramento, Dale R. Kuykendall, Modesto, O'Melveny & Myers, Stephen P. Pepe, Steven M. Cooper, Kevin M. Wernick, Los Angeles, Armstrong & North, San Jose, and William J. Armstrong, San Francisco, as Amici Curiae on behalf of Petitioners.

No appearance for Respondent.

Maury Mills, Jr., Ventura, for Real Party in Interest.

Brad Seligman, Elaine Feingold, Berkeley, Christopher Ho, San Francisco, Joseph Posner, Encino, Joseph R. Grodin, San Francisco, Paul R. Gant, Sacramento, William A. Herreras, Grover Beach, Quackenbush & Quaekenbush and William C. Quackenbush, San Mateo, as Amici Curiae on behalf of Real Party in Interest.

Steven C. Owyang and Ann M. Noel, San Francisco, as Amici Curiae.

CHIN, Justice.

Labor Code section 132a (section 132a) prohibits employers from discriminating against employees "who are injured in the course and scope of their employment." When an injury of this kind results in disability, we have held that section 132a prohibits discrimination based on the disability. (Judson Steel Corp. v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd. (1978) 22 Cal.3d 658, 667, 150 Cal.Rptr. 250<...


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