Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
EEOC Cracks Down on Pre-Hire Employment Assessments
Posted on August 28, 2015READ MORE
What if an employer fails to abide by its own disciplinary process—what’s the harm?
Posted on April 10, 2015READ MORE
What if an employee with bipolar disorder is aggressive and disruptive? Does the ADA prevent an employer from firing that employee?
Posted on March 20, 2015READ MORE
Watch Out for Age-based Commentary
Posted on February 20, 2015
Posted in Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination LawIs calling an employee “old man” discriminatory? It could be–just yesterday, the EEOC announced that Wal-Mart has agreed to pay $150,000 and provide other relief to a resolve an age and disability lawsuit filed by the EEOC on behalf of an employee. The EEOC charged that Wal-Mart discriminated against the employee by subjecting him to […] READ MORE
What if an employee quits before hearing us out on our response to her reasonable accommodation request? Is my company liable?
Posted on January 30, 2015READ MORE
Even Extremely Flexible Schedule Accommodation Request Not Unreasonable as a Matter of Law
Posted on October 17, 2014READ MORE
Telecommuting—A Reasonable Accommodation?
Posted on May 2, 2014READ MORE
A Sufficiently Severe Temporary Impairment May Constitute a Disability
Posted on January 31, 2014
Posted in ADAAA (Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination LawThere is no question that the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (“ADAAA”) broadened the meaning of “disability and provide employees even greater protection under the ADA. However, there remain some areas of uncertainty with regard to this new, broader definition. One such question was how the permanence of an impairment (or lack thereof) would affect […] READ MORE