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Fired for refusing to provide doctor’s note? Court says no ADA violation

USA - February 6 2017 On 2/3/17, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment for an employer that terminated an employee after he told a supervisor he…

Police officers with epilepsy and bipolar disorder win in ADA discrimination jury trials

Bahamas, USA - March 12 2017 Two New York jury verdicts highlight risks for employers when denying accommodations on the ground that a diagnosed medical condition presents a risk…

Employee with Depression & Panic Attacks not entitled to ADA accommodations

USA - January 30 2017 On 1/27/17, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment for an employer in a case involving requests by a Customer Service…

Diabetes Not A Disability under the ADA?

USA - February 2 2017 On 1/30/17, a federal judge granted summary judgment to an employer on an ADA discrimination claim on the ground, among others, that the employee's…

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…