Worker with shy bladder syndrome sues former employer

Atlanta man claims he was dismissed after he couldn't urinate for a drug test in the allotted time
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 06/10/2004

An Atlanta man who said he was fired after he couldn’t urinate for a drug test is suing his former employer.

Tom Smith, a 55-year-old former assembly line worker at Caterpillar Inc., said he suffers from paruresis — commonly known as shy bladder syndrome — and was unable to urinate into a cup despite drinking 1.2 litres of water, according to the

Associated Press