The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) secured another victory in its attack on employer maximum leave policies that do not take into account additional leave as a form of reasonable accommodation
On March 25, 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final revised Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and interpretive guidance to implement the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA).
Two members of Philadelphia City Council have introduced a bill that would modify the protections against discrimination under the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance by adding "domestic or sexual violence victim status," "familial status," and "genetic information" as protected classes.
Employers should be aware that new regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act contain several substantive requirements for work areas.
Recent revisions to the Americans with Disabilities Act will substantially affect Title III public accommodationsincluding hospitals, hotels and motels, shopping centers, theaters, and stadiums.
The U.S. Department of Justice is considering regulating various categories of equipment, furniture, and Web sites under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The U.S. Department of Justice is updating the regulations under Title II (Public Sector) and Title III (Public Accommodations) of the Americans with Disabilities Act by adopting new Final Regulations and a pair of Advance Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRMs).