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
I'm usually such a doom-and-gloomer when it comes to the
Hey, that blog title looks familiar. Oh yeah! I wrote
about it here back
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 ]"...
More than two years ago , I hypothesized that the breadth of the ADA's 2009 amendments would likely cover fringe medical conditions such as chemical sensitivities. I wrote:
The ADA amendments are intended to make it much easier for individuals to demonstrate that they meet the definition of "disability...
Last week, we had a two-part series on the interplay between the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act . The former clearly obligates employers to afford leave to an eligible employee to care for a sick child. But, what about the latter? That is, must an employer provide...
Two months ago, I reported on Core v. Champaign County Board of County Commissioners , which, in denying a motion to dismiss, concluded that the employee's complaint had sufficiently pleaded the issue of whether the employer's decision to deny her request to telecommute as a reasonable accommodation...
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...
Unquestionably, when it come to tackling the Americans with Disabilities Act ,
one of the biggest issues affecting the workplace and accommodating disabled
employees is providing leave as a reasonable accommodation. Anecdotally, a
question that plagues most employers is just how much leave is enough...