The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has released new guidance on unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with
In a significant decision for all businesses that maintain an online presence, a California court recently ruled that a luggage retailer violated the
In Morriss v. BNSF Railway Company, the Eighth Circuit recently held that obesity that is not caused by an underlying physiological condition is not
In its recently published opinion in Summers v. Altarum Institute, Corp., No. 13-1645, decided January 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals
On December 21, 2012, the Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") published its 2013 regulatory goals in the Unified Agenda of
In light of the many veterans returning from service and seeking work in the private sector, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued two new guidance documents focusing on employment rights of disabled veterans.
A former beer distribution center employee's August 3, 2010 shooting rampage in Hartford, CT, which resulted in the death of eight employees before the gunman turned the gun on himself, serves as a stark reminder of the realities of workplace violence.
On July 26, 2010, the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), the Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced the issuance of the Revised ADA Regulations governing Titles II and III (the "2010 Regulations") which include a revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (the "2010 Standards") (collectively the "2010 Revisions").
In August 1998, Congress signed into law the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998.