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Patient Safety & ADA Accommodations in the Medical Field

USA - April 22 2017 In the medical field, employers are often concerned about potential threats to patient safety when an employee requests an ADA accommodation. The good…

The 2017 Avalanche of Proposed Paid Family and Medical Leave Laws

USA - April 18 2017 As the new D.C. paid employee leave law slides through Congress unopposed (with employer contributions beginning July 1, 2019 and eligible leaves…

The Trend Continues: Courts uphold FMLA Call-in & Notice requirements to outsourced providers

USA - April 12 2017 I can hardly keep up. In 2017 alone, there have been five federal court decisions ruling in favor of employers in cases where employees failed to…

And the beat goes on . . . another win for employers with outsourced FMLA administration call-in requirements

USA - April 4 2017 On March 27, 2017, another federal court granted summary judgment to an employer on an FMLA interference claim where the employee failed to notify…

Employers: (Don’t) “Just Say No” to ADA & FMLA leave requests

USA - April 2 2017 A recent case involving Wells Fargo Bank demonstrates the dangers for employers of failing to engage in the ADA interactive process or provide proper…