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Essential Functions and Job Descriptions: Say What You Mean to Say

In Henschel v. Clare County Road Commission [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], the 6th Circuit reminded employers that the determination of what responsibilities are essential job functions is typically a question of fact not suitable for determination by summary...

Update Your Job Descriptions. Because, Americans with Disabilities Act

A friendly reminder that, just because your job description might say what an employee is supposed to do, doesn’t mean that’s what your employee actually does. And, in an Americans with Disabilities Act case, here’s why that matters… In Shell v. Smith , the plaintiff worked...