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Roetzel & Andress | USA | 11 Jul 2016

Leave Policies and The Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against employees who have a disability


Roetzel & Andress | USA | 9 Feb 2012

Federal court rules obesity is a disability under the ADA

A federal district court recently held that severe obesity is a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


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.


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.


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.


Roetzel & Andress | USA | 16 Nov 2009

EEOC issues draft of regulations for 2008 amendments to ADA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its proposed regulations and interpretive guidelines for implementation of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 in September.

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