RSS icon

Top Stories

Items Tagged with 'accommodation'

Articles

Time Off for Religious Holidays

September 25, 2014
Comments (0)
Title VII requires an employer to reasonably accommodate an employee whose sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance conflicts with a work requirement, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship.
Read More

The Untapped Talent Pool of People With Disabilities

August 7, 2014
Comments (0)
In an economy where companies are facing serious talent shortages, workers with disabilities offer a great value proposition.
Read More

More on the Anticipatory Pregnancy Discrimination Case From Yesterday

August 7, 2014
Comments (0)
Why the case is an exception, not a rule; why the FMLA didn't protect the employee; and how Jon Hyman can sleep at night.
Read More

Address Dressing for Success

August 4, 2014
Comments (0)
A rigid dress code policy can carry legal risks.
Read More

Federal Court Blows Up EEOC's Stance on Medical Leaves of Absence

June 6, 2014
Comments (0)
Employers should still think long and hard (and only after engaging in the interactive process) before denying an extended unpaid leave of absence under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Read More

6th Circuit Recognizes Telecommuting as an ADA Reasonable Accommodation

April 23, 2014
Comments (0)
While telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation remains the exception, the line that separates exception from rule is shifting as technology makes work-at-home arrangements more feasible.
Read More

It's Still Illegal Not to Hire Someone Because They Have HIV

March 24, 2014
Comments (0)
The Americans with Disabilities Act protects HIV as a disability.
Read More

Following Doctor’s Orders Helps Employer Win ADA Case

March 5, 2014
Comments (0)
If you legitimately cannot make an accommodation that meets the employee’s limitations, then the employee is not “qualified” under the ADA, and therefore unprotected by that law.
Read More

Is Regular Attendance an Essential Job Function? It Depends.

February 3, 2014
Comments (0)
As a court recently pointed out, regular attendance is important in any job. Important, however, does not always equate to essential.
Read More

How the ADA Covers Organ Donors

December 17, 2013
Comments (0)
I’ve written before about the need to put the 'human' back in 'human resources.' This case is a textbook example.
Read More