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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)


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 29 Jan 2017

Seventh Circuit Declines To Address The EEOC’s Challenge To The Legality Of Employer’s Wellness Plan

After an employee lost his employer-funded health insurance because he failed to complete a medical examination required by his employer, the EEOC


Husch Blackwell LLP | USA | 8 Nov 2016

EEOC’s targeting of wellness programs and what that means for your company

Husch Blackwell was recently named a finalist for the St. Louis Business Journal's Healthiest Employers 2016 competition. The Business Journal's


Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 29 Sep 2016

Federal Court Simultaneously Rejects and Upholds EEOC’s Positions on Wellness Programs - Rejects Employer’s ADA “Safe Harbor” Defense

In a much anticipated decision, a Wisconsin federal district court has granted Orion Energy Systems, Inc.’s summary judgment on the EEOC’s challenge


Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 27 Sep 2016

District Court Decision Upholds Employer’s Wellness Program But Signals Support for EEOC Positions Going Forward

In EEOC v. Orion Energy Systems, Inc., the Eastern District of Wisconsin rejected the EEOC’s claims that Orion Energy’s wellness program violated the


DLA Piper | USA | 27 Sep 2016

Wellness Program Wars

This should be easy. Like motherhood and apple pie, everybody should be in favor of encouraging more wellness. But, in 21st century America, nothing


Littler Mendelson PC | USA | 23 Sep 2016

Half a Loaf: Court Rejects ADA "Safe Harbor" But Approves Pre-Regulations Wellness Program as "Voluntary"

The EEOC’s attack on employee wellness programs as unlawful under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information


Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave) | USA | 3 Jun 2016

EEOC Takes Aim at Erroneous Application of ADA “Safe Harbor” to Wellness Programs

In its preamble to the final regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") published May 17, 2016, which will be the topic of an


McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 15 Apr 2011

Developments for employers that sponsor wellness programs

The ruling in Seff V. Broward County has helped to establish guidance as to what is permissible with respect to the design of wellness programs under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).


Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 14 Apr 2011

Court rules that wellness program does not violate ADA

A federal district court in Florida has ruled that a wellness program instituted by Broward County did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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