As fellow employment law blogger Jon Hyman pointed out earlier this week, a court has come out with an aggressively pro-telecommuting decision in a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC against Ford Motor Company.
I am normally a card...
Telework is among the array of possible reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act that may enable an employee with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Now, as a federal appellate court confirmed last...
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...
by Jami K. Suver
In April 2014, the Sixth Circuit, in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co. , decided that telecommuting may be a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, even if the employer’s business judgment dictates otherwise [an enhanced version of this...
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...
by Lindsay M. Bouffard
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's recently appointed CEO, has come
under fire for her decision to end Yahoo's telecommuting program. This drastic
measure has Human Resources professionals wondering whether a blanket ban on