10 Reasons for Employers to Be Jolly About the ADA (Says the EEOC)

The American Bar Association sponsored a webinar this week on the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was noteworthy for its inclusion of EEOC commissioners Chai Feldblum (Democrat) and Victoria Lipnic (Republican). I'm usually such a doom-and-gloomer when it comes to the amended version...

Update: The ADA Does Not Force Employers to Provide Indefinite Leave

Hey, that blog title looks familiar. Oh yeah! I wrote about it here back in October. This time around, another federal court, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, has reaffirmed that while a "leave of absence may be a reasonable accommodation [under the Americans with Disabilities Act ]"...

Say It Ain’t So: Court Holds an Employer Does Not Have to Accommodate a Pregnant Employee

Last year, I railed against the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act , a bill that, if passed, would require employers to make a reasonable accommodation for an employee's pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions. I argued that the law does not need alteration because Title VII, through...