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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 8 Aug 2011

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Two Decades Later (Part 9): what are the practical effects of the ADAAA amendments?

Attorney Denise Hasbrook discusses the practical effects of the ADAAA amendments in this ninth video blog in her 20-part series addressing The Americans with Disabilities Act: Two Decades Later.

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 8 Aug 2011

The Americans with Disabilities Act: two decades later (Part One)

How is an employer supposed to treat a person in an interview who is clearly disabled?

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 3 Aug 2011

Sixth Circuit sets standard for ADA association discrimination claim

In Stansberry v. Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. (July 6, 2011), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (which covers Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee) recently clarified what a plaintiff must show in order to prove a claim of associational discrimination under the ADA.

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 29 Jul 2011

Florida appeals court upholds decision to award permanent and total disability benefits to undocumented worker

As a promised follow-up to my post of March 24, 2011 regarding the treatment of undocumented immigrants through the various workers’ compensation systems in the United States, another decision, this time from Florida, has been released that will further inform the debate.

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 13 Jul 2011

Can you hear me now? Verizon agrees to pay $20 million to settle disability discrimination lawsuit

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provided warning.

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 14 Jun 2011

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family & Medical Leave Act

Roetzel Partner, Denise Hasbrook, explains key labor law issues from both the employer's perspective and the employee's perspective.

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 13 Jun 2011

How to avoid costly discrimination claims

Roetzel Partner, Denise Hasbrook, explains how to avoid costly discrimination claims through a series of videos.

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 30 Mar 2011

EEOC issues final regulations for the ADA Amendments Act

On March 25, 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final regulations implementing the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of disability.

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 23 Feb 2011

Proposed law seeks to limit employer credit checks

Ohio is now one of several states considering legislation to limit employer use of credit reports in making hiring and other workplace decisions.

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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 20 Sep 2010

Employers may need to accommodate employees' disability-related difficulties in commuting to work

Two recent U.S. Court of Appeals decisions clarify that employers may need to accommodate employees' disability-related difficulties in commuting to work.