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How Does State Law Interpret a ‘Disability’ After the ADAAA?

Instead of focusing on whether an employee is 'disabled' under the ADA, employers should focus on reasonable accommodations and engaging employees in the interactive process.

Instead of focusing on whether an employee is ‘disabled’ under the ADA, employers should focus on reasonable accommodations and engaging employees in the interactive process.

The Pulse on Health Care Pricing

With prices of medical procedures fluctuating wildly, companies are putting costs under the microscope.

With prices of medical procedures fluctuating wildly, companies are putting costs under the microscope

Failing to Communicate With Employees With Disabilities Is an Easy Way to Buy an ADA Lawsuit

Communication between an employer and a disabled employee is the key to avoiding problems under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Do not commit the cardinal ADA sin of having a failure to communicate.

Two Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over the past two weeks illustrate the risk that employers take when they fail to talk to employees about possible accommodations. The EEOC brought suit against Kmart, claiming that the retailer refused to consider alternate per-employment drug testing other than urinalysis for an applicant with kidney issues….