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.
In Landry’s, the board is adopting a more reasonable, real-world reading of a social media policy.
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.
Title VII does not (yet) specifically identify 'sexual orientation' as a protected class.
The EEOC, which is an agency of limited financial resources, is going to go after that which will provide the most bang for its buck.
The president made an executive order prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity last year.
The guidance memo is a necessary read for all employers.