Labor and Employment Law

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No ADA accommodations required for non-disabled employees
Posted on 7 Sep 2012 by Eric Meyer

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... Read More

The Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates Advancing Equal Access for 25 Years
Posted on 29 Jul 2015 by Barran Liebman LLP

by Sam Hernandez Signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has developed into a significant component of the employer-employee relationship. Described as the world’s first most comprehensive... Read More

Are Pregnant Employees Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation?
Posted on 21 Sep 2011 by Robin Shea

Our friends at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently scored another big win in a pregnancy discrimination case -- actually got summary judgment against the employer, which is unusual. In this case, the employer apparently knew it had... Read More

Does the ADA Require Segways? It Just May - COTW #102
Posted on 1 Aug 2012 by Philip Miles

Does the ADA require Disneyland in Californ-I-A to allow Segways? It just may. ( I can make things out of clay, and lie by the bay ). The Case of the Week (HT: Heather Bussing ) is Baughman v. Walt Disney World Company (opinion here) , an ADA case from... Read More