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Another victory for medical marijuana users at work!

USA - August 10 2017 On 8/8/17, a federal district court judge in Connecticut concluded that federal law does not preempt a Connecticut state statute that prohibits…

Costs of not properly accommodating PTSD and military leave include $7.8 million jury verdict.

USA - July 17 2017 On July 13, 2017, Volvo North America won a pyrrhic victory in an ADA/USERRA discrimination case. Specifically, after years of costly litigation, a $7…

Sensient Pays $800,000 to settle ADA claim because of Inflexible Leave/Accommodation Policy

USA - July 9 2017 The EEOC announced on 6/30/17 that Sensient Natural Ingredients, a division of Sensient Technologies, has agreed to pay up to $800,000 and also…

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) and the ADA

USA - June 26 2017 A recent decision by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) awarding approximately $325,000 in damages to a long-service employee…

Forced Medical Leave and the ADA

USA - June 14 2017 Employers sometimes ask whether or not they can offer a leave of absence to an employee instead of agreeing to a worksite accommodation that the…