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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 2 Jun 2017

Is Crying at Work Sufficient Notice of an FMLA Covered Condition?

It is well established that an employee need not specifically request leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) in order to benefit from

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 20 Apr 2017

EEOC and Orion Energy Systems, Inc. Settle Wellness Case

On April 5, 2017 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it had reached a settlement with Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (Orion)

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 14 Apr 2017

“Goldilocks” Work Environment Not Required Under the ADA

Just over two decades ago, when the ADA was in its infancy and this blogger was a summer associate heading into his final year of law school, I

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 3 Apr 2017

Are You Coming In Today? An FMLA Intermittent Leave Toolkit

Intermittent leave continues to present some of the most exasperating FMLA issues. In March, the San Diego-based Disability Management Employer

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 17 Mar 2017

Class Action as Defense: Fifth Circuit Rules Pending Class Action Subsumes Class Member’s Duplicative Individual Claim

Employers facing multiple litigations can take solace in the fact that, sometimes, too much of a bad thing can be helpful. In Ruiz v. Brennan

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 15 Feb 2017

Employer Comes Up Smelling Like Roses in Reasonable Accommodation Case: Court Reminds Employee That She Can’t Always Get What She Wants

An employer’s failure to provide a fragrance-free work environment does not equate to a failure to provide a reasonable accommodation or an adverse

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 15 Feb 2017

Breaks and Flexible Hours Not a Reasonable ADA Accommodation for Frequently Absent Employee, Court Holds

Employers can easily feel overwhelmed when it comes to enforcing employee attendance standards while providing reasonable accommodation to employees

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 9 Feb 2017

Weighty Issues: Obesity And The But-For Test Under The ADAAA

Obesity is still a hot topic both in our health conscious culture and in our courtrooms where we continue to see ADAAA claims based on the notion that

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 2 Feb 2017

OFCCP - Here to Stay or Not? Signs Indicate OFCCP Will Survive

With the transition to a new presidential administration well under way, everyone is looking for signs to help predict the future. Given President

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 31 Jan 2017

Supreme Court Nominee Has Put “Reasonable” into Reasonable Accommodation Obligations

In case your news and twitter accounts are down, and you otherwise have not heard the news President Trump has nominated Judge Gorsuch from the U.S