Hapkido Instructor
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While martial artists frequently train through injuries, they probably shouldn't do it if they're telling their employer they're too injured to come to work, as Michael Connorton did. After being fired from his job as a dockyard worker in Britain, Connorton brought suit for "disability discrimination." But a tribunal dismissed the suit last week when presented evidence that, despite his being on leave from his job with PD Ports for more than four months with a spinal injury, Connorton was still teaching martial arts.
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