Public Hearing Summaries Note: Click on the case title to download the case PDF. Michael Chiesa vs. City of Kodiak Date of Decision: October 10, 2019 Basis: Physical/Mental disability, Retaliation Resolution: Pre-Hearing Settlement Download decision file (pdf) Pubic hearing summary: complainant alleged that respondent discriminated against him based on his physical disability by failing to accommodate his disability and terminating his employment. Complainant also alleged that respondent retaliated against him for requesting a reasonable accommodation when it disciplined him following his termination for conduct that occurred prior to his injury. Prior to the scheduled hearing, a settlement was reached between the parties on May 7, 2019 and complainant received a settlement of $56,447. The case was closed with the Commission’s Order Granting Motion to Dismiss dated October 10, 2019.