Employers face possible claims for failure to accommodate even where there is no actual knowledge of a need for accommodation
Posted on June 5, 2015READ MORE
Supreme Court ruling strengthens protections under PDA
Posted on March 27, 2015READ MORE
Does an employee have to specifically ask for a religious accommodation?
Posted on March 6, 2015READ MORE
Even Extremely Flexible Schedule Accommodation Request Not Unreasonable as a Matter of Law
Posted on October 17, 2014READ MORE
No USERRA Claim Where Vet Terminated Based on Threats Made Against Co-workers
Posted on September 26, 2014
Posted in OtherIn a recent decision, a judge in the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed the claims asserted by a United States Army veteran with PTSD that his employer had terminated him in violation of both the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemplyoment Rights Act (“USERRA”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Williamson v. Bon Secours Richmond […] READ MORE
Telecommuting—A Reasonable Accommodation?
Posted on May 2, 2014
Posted in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Can an employee request the ability to work from home as a reasonable accommodation? And how easy is it for an employer to demonstrate that an employee’s physical presence in the workplace is required? In a world in which telecommuting is becoming ever more prevalent, yet companies still maintain that they benefit greatly from employees’ […] READ MORE