In an unpublished opinion issued on October 8, 2013, Owens v. Calhoun County School District, No. 12-60897, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
In an unpublished opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an employee who was unable to complete the functions of her job
A federal court in Pennsylvania recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by a female newspaper page designer who claimed that she was laid off because of
In an unpublished opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the dismissal of a case in favor of an employer who refused to convert
“Direct evidence” is evidence that, if believed, leads to the conclusion that discrimination was at least one motivating factor in an adverse employment action.
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation act of 1973, as amended, prohibits employment discrimination by federal government contractor and subcontractor employers against individuals with disabilities.
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act generally prohibits employers from requesting, requiring, or purchasing genetic information.
A medical resident with Asperger's Disorder was unable to meet his burden, in his ADA lawsuit against his hospital employer, that he was "otherwise qualified" for his position.
The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) clarified the ADA in a number of ways.
In an unusual case of first impression, the 3d U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held that under certain circumstances, the ADA may obligate an employer to accommodate an employee’s disability-related difficulties in getting to work.