The Americans with Disabilities Act protects HIV as a disability.Read More
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
As a court recently pointed out, regular attendance is important in any job. Important, however, does not always equate to essential.Read More
I’ve written before about the need to put the 'human' back in 'human resources.' This case is a textbook example.Read More
With this issue on the EEOC’s enforcement radar, employers that deny time off for fertility treatments may find themselves as the start of the EEOC’s next infertility-related press release.Read More
If there is no religion supporting the request, then no law would prohibit you from banning Festivus at your company. Then again, why would you want to in the first place?Read More
Before you dismiss an employee’s request for a religious accommodation as silly or outrageous, stop, think, and decide whether the expense or difficultly in making the accommodating exceeds the cost and aggravation of defending a possible discrimination lawsuit.