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“Sugar Bear” unleashed: employee with emotional disabilities may be entitled to bring comfort animal to work

USA - September 19 2014 A federal district court in Hawaii has ruled that the branch manager of a rental car company may have been discriminated against on the basis of his…


NLRB rules that scholarship football players at Northwestern University are “employees”

USA - March 28 2014 Earlier this week, NLRB Regional Director for Region 13, Peter Sung Ohr, issued a highly publicized decision and ruled that grant-in-aid scholarship…

Co-authors: David G. Weldon.


Impact on employers and schools of Illinois Supreme Court’s rejection of eavesdropping law

USA - March 26 2014 Employers, schools, and other entities have long relied on the Illinois Eavesdropping Act to prohibit individuals from recording conversations…

Co-authors: Jacqueline Gharapour Wernz.


Timely arrival at work not always an essential job function

USA - March 12 2013 In a case involving a schizophrenic employee whose medication caused him to feel drowsy and sluggish in the morning, the Second Circuit Court of…


Request for straight day shift not a reasonable accommodation

USA - September 24 2012 The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) did not require a power company to grant a diabetic employee’s request to work a straight day shift.

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