Docket Nos. 15-277(L), 15-279(Con), 15-3491(xap) August Term 2016.

851 F.3d 224 (2017)

Christopher STEVENS, Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross-Appellant, v. RITE AID CORPORATION, dba Rite Aid Pharmacy, aka Eckerd Corporation, dba Rite Aid, Defendant-Appellant-Cross-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided: March 21, 2017.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Allyson N. Ho , Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Dallas, TX ( John C. Sullivan , Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Dallas, TX, Michelle Seldin Silverman , Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Princeton, NJ, on the brief), for Appellant-Cross-Appellee Rite Aid Corporation.

Janet D. Callahan , Hancock Estabrook, LLP, Syracuse, NY ( Daniel B. Berman , Robert C. Whitaker , Robert J. Thorpe , Hancock Estabrook, LLP, Syracuse, NY, on the brief), for Appellee-Cross-Appellant Christopher Stevens.

Before: NEWMAN, LYNCH, and DRONEY, Circuit Judges.

This appeal and cross-appeal concern a pharmacist who suffers from trypanophobia — fear of needles. The pharmacy where he was employed discharged him because he could not comply with a company policy that required pharmacists to administer immunization injections to customers. That action precipitated a suit...

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