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Accommodations May Be Needed for Hearing-Impaired Job Applicants and Employees
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2018

I understand that employers may be required to offer reasonable accommodations to hearing-impaired applicants and employees. When are

NYC Council Passes Bills Expanding Lactation Room Requirements for Employers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2018

The New York City Council recently passed two bills that would amend the NYC Human Rights Law to expand the requirements of employers with four or

Legalized Pot - Some Workplace Questions
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • October 17 2018

Effective today, October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis use is legal across Canada. Canada joins Uruguay as the second country in the world to

Can Employees Bring Emotional Support Animals Into the Workplace?
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2018

Recent news stories have highlighted situations where airline passengers and other users of public accommodations have insisted on bringing a

What Medical Information Can Employers Request?
  • Lerners LLP
  • Canada
  • September 26 2018

In Ontario, an employer has a duty to accommodate the employee to the point of undue hardship and this obligation may mean that the employer will

NYC Commission on Human Rights Issues Guidance on Employers’ Obligations Under the City’s Disability Discrimination Laws
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (“Commission”) recently issued a 146-page guide titled “Legal Enforcement Guidance on Discrimination on

Who Let the Dogs In? Legal Requirements for Service Animals in Businesses and the Workplace
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2018

As a proud "dog dad," I certainly appreciate our furry friends. However, service animals can cause problems in the workplace and leave businesses

Illinois Expands Workplace Protections for Breastfeeding Employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2018

Governor Bruce Rauner has signed into law a bill that expands protections for employees needing to express breast milk in the workplace. The law

Sixth Circuit holds that employer was not required to extend lunch breaks for exercise as Reasonable Accommodation
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

Many people exercise daily, and for Shannan McDonald, her exercise was prescribed by her physician for her genetic disorder. McDonald, employed as a

Addressing Alcoholism in the California Workplace
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2018

Seyfarth Synopsis: It has long been clear that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California law protect employees who suffer from