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EEOC Issues Final Rules On Employer-Sponsored Wellness Program Compliance Under the ADA and GINA

USA - May 19 2016 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has issued two final rules addressing employer-sponsored wellness programs’ compliance with...

Laura Fant.

The Right to Withdraw Recognition is Under Attack

USA - May 16 2016 For over 65 years, an employer has had a legal right to withdraw recognition from an incumbent union based on the union’s lack of majority status. In...

EEOC Releases New Guidance on Unpaid Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

USA - May 11 2016 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has released new guidance on unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with...

Laura Fant.

California Court Rules That Retailer Must Make Its Website Accessible For Users With Visual Disabilities Under the ADA

USA - April 12 2016 In a significant decision for all businesses that maintain an online presence, a California court recently ruled that a luggage retailer violated the...

Laura Fant.

Eighth Circuit Holds That Obesity That Is Not Caused By an Underlying Physiological Condition Is Not a Covered “Impairment” Under the ADA

USA - April 7 2016 In Morriss v. BNSF Railway Company, the Eighth Circuit recently held that obesity that is not caused by an underlying physiological condition is not...

Laura Fant.