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Transfers to Future Job Positions as ADA Accommodations

USA - May 31 2017 The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently addressed whether or not employers must consider job positions that may become open in the future as…

Gender Identity Disorder & the ADA

USA - May 31 2017 A federal district court judge in Pennsylvania recently decided that an individual with gender identity disorder had a protected disability under the…

Employer-mandated vaccinations and the ADA

USA - May 22 2017 A recent case sheds some light on a trending social issue - an individual's reluctance to be vaccinated because of fears of adverse reactions. A…

Employers Beware: $750,000 damages for failure to advise disabled employee of life insurance conversion process

USA - May 8 2017 A federal district court recently awarded $750,000 in damages to the wife of a deceased former employee of WellStar Health System because her…

Facebook posts of trips to St. Martin & Busch Gardens on FMLA leave: Abuse or not?

USA - May 4 2017 On April 19, 2017, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed summary judgment for an employer on an FMLA retaliation claim. The district court had…