In the latest example of the broad reach of the New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL"), the New York Court of Appeals ruled that no requested
Congress and state legislatures have expanded the reach of disability laws in recent years.
Employers should be prepared to confront more disability-related claims and lawsuits in the coming years.
A recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit clarifies the extent of an employer’s obligation under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") to engage in an interactive process with an employee to identify a reasonable accommodation.
The recent murder of Yale student Annie Le has returned the issue of workplace violence to the front burner of corporate America.
In September 2008 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance on the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to situations in which an individual's disability may impact on his or her performance.