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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 22 Apr 2019

Following Supervisor’s “Not Working Out” Comment, EEOC Defeats Employer’s Motion For Summary Judgment In ADA Lawsuit

Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal district court in Arkansas recently denied an employer’s motion for summary judgment on two EEOC-initiated ADA claims -


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 18 Apr 2019

Failing To Provide Accommodations for Mental Health Issues Comes At A Price

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 1 in 5 adults 43.8 million, or 18.5experiences mental illness in a


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 17 Apr 2019

Plaintiff With PTSD Not Disabled Under The ADA, Sixth Circuit Rules

The Sixth Circuit’s ruling in Tinsley v. Caterpillar Fin. Servs., Corp., No. 18-5303 (6th Cir. Mar. 20, 2019) is a good reminder that not all


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 16 Apr 2019

Minnesota Supreme Court Expands and Contracts Human Rights Act Coverage in Two Decisions on Disability Discrimination

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued two decisions affecting employers in the state. In one, the high court overruled a 30-year-old precedent


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 12 Apr 2019

Iron Throne or BoardroomLeadership Matters

And this got me thinking, if Westeros was, say, an employer, and the investors, the Iron Bank of Braavos, needed to choose a CEO, who would they


Squire Patton Boggs | USA | 11 Apr 2019

Does Obesity Qualify as a Disability Under the ADA? - It Depends on Who You Ask (US)

According to the most recent data from the Center for Disease Control, more than one-third of American adults are obese. A person is considered obese


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 11 Apr 2019

I Hate My Boss: Sixth Circuit Shuts Down ADA Request for Less Stressful Boss

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reminded employers that, even under the more liberal standard for establishing a disability under the


Ogletree Deakins | USA | 11 Apr 2019

Share and Share Alike: Sharing Essential Job Functions May Qualify as a Reasonable Accommodation

On April 1, 2019, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied summary judgment in an Americans with Disabilities


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 29 Mar 2019

Employer Which Helps People With Disabilities Get Jobs Fires Employee With a Disability: And Other Sad Tales from The Workplace

That is, the EEOC’s seemingly insatiable targeting of health care providers for alleged violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 25 Mar 2019

Claustrophobia As A Disability: When The Walls Start To Feel Like They’re Closing In

A Texas hair salon found out the hard way - in 2016 it had to pay $60,000 to settle an EEOC suit filed a while ago under the Americans With

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