Policies are great tools for employee engagement, recruitment, and retention -- if a company follows them.
Employers should review their employment policies and practices to begin interpreting spouse to include same-sex spouse.
Companies might have to accommodate workers’ fears under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The ADA does not require an employer to provide a preferred accommodation for an employee with a disability; it requires only that it provide a plainly reasonable accommodation.
The ADA's workplace focus now squarely rests on the issue of accommodation. For this reason, the law's next 25 years will be greatly impacted by technology.
I’ve written before about the need to put the human back in human resources. The EEOC apparently agrees with me.
If employers grant employees accommodations under the ADA, Title VII will almost certainly compel them to do the same for pregnant employees.
I believe that a majority of Americans now support the extension of all civil rights to the LGBT community.
I have yet to read an opinion that suggests that legalized marijuana requires accommodation by employers for workplace use, even for medicinal purposes.
Employers often treat employees with family medical issues with kid gloves. They not only worry about potential liability under the ADA, but also the FMLA.