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Federal Judge Dismisses EEOC Severance Agreement Lawsuit Against CVS

September 19, 2014
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When the EEOC filed this lawsuit earlier this year, I exclaimed that a ruling for the agency could be ruinous for employers. Kudos to this judge for recognizing the folly of the EEOC’s position.
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Don’t Fish for Return-to-Work Medical Info Under the ADA

September 16, 2014
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The moral of this story is to confirm, but don’t fish, when seeking medical information from an employee returning to work following a medical leave of absence.
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Protected Activity Doesn’t Protect Against Poor Performance

September 9, 2014
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Protected activity does not per se protect a poor performer from termination, provided that you can demonstrate a history of treating similarly situated poor performers similarly.
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Legal Briefing: Contractors and Control

September 2, 2014
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Employers cannot avoid an employer-employee relationship with an individual simply by calling the individual an independent contractor. The right to control work details is controlling.
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The ADA and Employer Inquiries About Prescription Drugs

August 28, 2014
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Surprisingly, the ADA is silent on these issues. But the 6th Circuit federal court attempted to give us some answers.
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Jon Hyman Discusses Ban the Box on Cleveland NPR Affiliate

August 27, 2014
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Hear what Jon Hyman had to say on WCPN about the Ban the Box movement.
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The Difference Between Alcoholism and Drunk Under the ADA

August 25, 2014
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The ADA is never going to cover any employee who uses substances at work, let alone one who’s in an altered state a result.
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Cop Loses Big ADA Verdict on a Finding of No Disability

August 21, 2014
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Since Congress expanded the definition of 'disability' in 2009, conventional wisdom has said that most medical conditions will qualify for protection under the ADA. This case sets the bounds of the exception.
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When the Cat’s Paw Strikes Retaliation

August 20, 2014
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Retaliation claims remain harder for employees to prove, and easier for employers to win on summary judgment.
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Even the Lone Wolf can Establish Protected Concerted Activity With Today’s NLRB

August 19, 2014
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This case creates a dangerous precedent. It enables an employee to create an unfair labor practice out of thin air merely by airing an issue with co-workers, regardless of whether those co-workers share in that concern.
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