Companies might have to accommodate workers’ fears under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Employer policies that provide for accommodations under certain conditions, but not for pregnancy-related accommodations, may be discriminatory.
Employers want the right to continue to use incentivize wellness.
City officials said Mary Lester engaged in conduct unbecoming of a city employee.
In a 6-3 decision on March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court sent the pregnancy discrimination case, Young v. United Parcel Service Inc., back to a lower court, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More
Don’t take the easy way out with your employees when they ask for accommodations for a disability, religion or other protected reason.Read More
The NFL has the power to regulate head injuries. It better be sure it is doing everything it can, or it is taking a huge risk that OSHA will step in and regulate in the league’s place.Read More
If you're ignorant enough to fire someone because of their caregiving needs at home, maybe it is asking too much to expect you to know enough not to express that intent out loud.Read More
A transfer to a vacant position is a reasonable accommodation that an employer must consider when engaging a disabled employee in the interactive process.Read More
Even if coulrophobia is an ADA-protected disability, that's only half of the equation to determine whether the ADA offers job protections to an individual with a disability.Read More