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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 16 Apr 2015

EEOC releases proposed rule on workplace wellness programs for public comment

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on how Title I of the Americans with


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 21 Dec 2014

Expert testimony needed in ADA case to establish impairment and limitations it caused

A Plaintiff’s declarations that her medical impairment led to her limitations were insufficient to defeat her employer’s summary judgment motion


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 1 Jun 2014

Inflexible leave policy is fair, lawful and protects disabled employees, says Tenth Circuit

Reports of the demise of inflexible leave policiesleave policies that result in termination if the employee is unable to return to work after a


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 27 Aug 2013

U.S. DOL announces new Section 503 disability regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today announced a Final Rule that makes historic changes to the


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 26 Aug 2013

The ADA conundrum from Cleveland: analyzing an employee's inconsistent statements about the ability to work

In Cleveland v. Policy Management Systems Corp., the United States Supreme Court created a framework for analyzing how inconsistent statements on


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 18 Jul 2013

State courts disagree on whether morbid obesity is a disability

Appellate courts in two neighboring statesKentucky and West Virginiahave reached different conclusions on whether obesity is a


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 3 Feb 2013

Relying on poor performance caused by disability to deny ADA accommodation "troubling"; turns "reasonable accommodation on its head"

To what extent may an employer deny a requested accommodation because of on an employee's poor performance which is caused by a disability? The


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 26 Jan 2013

Who cares? DOL's roadmap on "caring for" an adult child under FMLA

A parent otherwise eligible for FMLA leave can use that leave to care for a child 18 years of age or older, if that child (1) has a "disability"


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 6 Dec 2012

Congress bans 'lunatic'

The House passed a bill striking the word ‘lunatic’ from federal laws.

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