City councilman accused of humiliating staffer over disability

A former staffer to a Brooklyn city councilman filed a $10 million discrimination suit against the veteran politician Tuesday saying he humiliated the ex-aide over a symptom of his Asperger’s Syndrome — involuntary twitches. Michael Bistreich claims that Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Bay Ridge) told him his shaking hands and twitching head were “unnerving to people”…

via City councilman accused of humiliating staffer over disability — New York Post

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