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FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 18 Apr 2019

Failing To Provide Accommodations for Mental Health Issues Comes At A Price

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 1 in 5 adults 43.8 million, or 18.5experiences mental illness in a


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 12 Apr 2019

Iron Throne or BoardroomLeadership Matters

And this got me thinking, if Westeros was, say, an employer, and the investors, the Iron Bank of Braavos, needed to choose a CEO, who would they


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 14 Mar 2019

Job Applicants and the ADA

One employer, an international customer service support provider for electronic devices in Nashville, Tennessee, just learned this lesson as it paid


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 3 Dec 2018

Employers, Do You Have “Meaningful Measures” In Place to Combat Disability Discrimination? ADA

Yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces the federal anti-discrimination laws including the


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 24 May 2017

First Transgender Suit Permitted to Proceed Under the ADA

While courts and states remain divided about whether “sex discrimination” includes discrimination against transgender people under Title VII of the


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 23 Aug 2016

Stop the Stigma, and Repeat After Me: “I have a disability and these are the accommodations I need”

As Rosemarie Garland Thomson wrote in the NYT this Sunday, "this is a claim to inclusion and right to access resources." You've heard me say this


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 16 Aug 2016

“That’s So ‘Retarded!'” Stop Stigmatizing Those with Mental Impairments

"Ugh, why do you hang out with her? She's mental." "Stop being psycho!" "You're crazy!" Such language was ubiquitous in the 70's and 80's growing up


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 3 May 2016

Boozin’ It Up When You Suspect Your Employee Is An Alcoholic

Who doesn't like a drink or two after work? But what happens when you, as the employer, suspect that one of your employees has a drug or alcohol


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 22 Feb 2016

AddictionBehavior Issue or Disability?

While actors seem to check in and out of rehabilitation facilities with alarming regularity and then return to well-paying roles, the average

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