The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against employees who have a disability
As most employers (hopefully) know, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires them to provide disabled employees with reasonable
On August 27, 2013, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced new changes to the regulations
The United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), issued a letter on January 25, 2013, to clarify a public school's
On June 19, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio affirmed an appeals court decision that a claimant's unpaid activities precluded temporary total disability (TTD) since they constituted work by directly generating income that was consistent and ongoing.
Since the passage of the ADA Amendments Act in 2008, courts have seen an increasing number of ADA discrimination claims against employers stemming from run-of-the-mill workers’ compensation claims.
A federal district court recently held that severe obesity is a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Holiday parties offer employees an opportunity to celebrate with co-workers and provide employers an opportunity to show appreciation for a year of hard work.
One issue that often puzzles employers is whether they may require medical documentation, such as a doctor’s note, before providing an accommodation to a disabled employee.
In an October 4, 2011 decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio addressed the character of an injured workers' retirement as it related to his eligibility for permanent total disability (PTD) compensation.