Maybe - the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that refusing to hire an employee due to his or her obesity does not constitute disability
Yes - a sincere belief that an employee made threats of violence is perhaps one of the strongest defenses available to claims for wrongful termination
Sometimes, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) does not require an employer to provide a reasonable accommodation to an employee. The most
After previously holding last year that telecommuting may be required as a reasonable accommodation, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an en
A jury in Miami recently found that an employer discriminated against a one-armed security guard on the basis of disability when it fired him
The Americans with Disabilities Act generally requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless the employer can demonstrate that the accommodation would impose an undue hardship.
On November 7, 2012, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota issued a press release announcing that it would review approximately 12 restaurants to determine whether they are in compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for places of public accommodation.
A recent case from the Minnesota Court of Appeals noted a significant difference between the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA).
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) generally requires an employer to provide a reasonable accommodation to a disabled employee or applicant if the accommodation is necessary to enable the employee or applicant to perform the essential functions of the job and will not result in undue hardship to the employer.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines “disability” to mean: (1) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; (2) a record of such an impairment; (3) or being regarded as having such an impairment.