This is an issue you should be discussing with your employees and building in your EEO/anti-harassment training.
When an employee complains about a health problem at work, do your diligence. Determine if the employee is requesting an accommodation.
Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC sends a strong message that courts favor resolution, not litigation.
Even before Congress amended the ADA in 2009 to liberalize the statute’s definition of 'disability,' the law recognized and protected asymptomatic HIV as a disability.
City officials said Mary Lester engaged in conduct unbecoming of a city employee.
An employer’s discouragement of an employee taking FMLA leave can violate the act, even if the discouragement is ineffective.
It may be in the best interest of an employer to require vaccinations for its workforce. But the legalities and practicalities involved may present too many obstacles to make such a requirement worthwhile.
The Americans with Disabilities Act does not require an employer to guess and play detective.