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Sixth Circuit Holds Full-time Presence at Work Is Not an Essential Function Under ADA
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • August 7 2018

In a July 17, 2018 opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held “full-time presence at work is not an essential function.” In so


Bonding with Baby Bumble
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2018

EEOC and Estee Lauder recently settled a 2017 litigation matter alleging that the company discriminated against male employees because of and on the


Sixth Circuit Rejects Argument that Full-Time Job Requires Full-Time Hours in ADA Failure to Accommodate Case
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • August 1 2018

Holding that full-time presence at the workplace is not always an essential job function, on July 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth


You Can’t Always Get What You Want: Employers Don’t Have to Provide an Accommodation Requested by an Employee if There Are Other Reasonable Alternatives
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 1 2018

A recent Third Circuit case, Sessoms v. Trs. Of the Univ. Of Pa., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 16611 (3rd Cir. June 20, 2018), serves as a reminder that


Employers Must Keep the ADA in Mind When Managing Pregnancy-Related Leaves
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2018

A recent decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (a federal court whose decisions apply to all Ohio and Kentucky employers) is a good reminder


Can zero hours workers compare contracts with full-time workers?
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2018

It is increasingly common for businesses to employ casual staff on zero hours contracts - contracts that do not guarantee any hours of work. Can they


Point for the (work from) home team? Sixth Circuit says attendance at work not automatically an essential work function
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2018

“You have to show up for workit’s a part of your job.” Attendance at the workplace is an essential work function in an ADA case. But is it really


Spotlight on the Gender Pay Gap in Australia
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 30 2018

The principle of “equal pay for equal work” was introduced in Australia in 1969 and legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex first


Zero hours contracts and full-time permanent contracts: not always so different
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2018

In the recent case of Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an employee on a zero hours contract could


Employers: Make Sure You Know Your ABCs
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court on April 30 addressed the standard to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or