Labor and Employment Law

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The Long and Short of Height Discrimination under the ADA
Posted on 15 Jul 2013 by Jon Hyman

A couple of week ago I wrote about why the ADA likely protects against obesity as a disability (thank you Wall Street Journal Law Blog for the linkage). If the ADA is starting to protect physical characteristics such as weight, what about height? McElmurry... Read More

Take Me to Church — to Reasonably Accommodate My Disability
Posted on 11 Jun 2015 by Eric Meyer

[cue music ] Let’s say that you have an employee who suffers from anxiety and stress. The employee is very religious and her doctor encourages her to attend church on Sundays. Not only does church provide fulfill her spiritually, but it helps... Read More

All That for a Bag of Chips: Walgreens Going to Trial in Disability Discrimination Case
Posted on 23 Apr 2014 by Robin Shea

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is going to get a jury trial against Walgreens in a disability discrimination case that turns on (allegedly) pilfered potato chips [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to subscribers... Read More